Roger Mayweather Floyd’s Uncle dies aged 58

Roger Mayweather, former world boxing champion and uncle and trainer to Floyd, has died aged 58.

He was a two-weight world champion in stellar 72-fight career that spanned 17 years.

He later became the trainer to his nephew Floyd Mayweather who famously built himself into boxing’s top attraction and its pound-for-pound best fighter during the 2010s.

Floyd, in recent years, had spoken about his uncle Roger’s poor health.

Roger’s passing comes a week after the death of Josie Harris, mother to three of Floyd Mayweather’s children.

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