Former two-weight world champion and latterly an excellent trainer most famous for working with his nephew Floyd, Roger Mayweather dies at 58
Roger Mayweather has died at just 58 years old, but leaves behind an incredible legacy. Not only did the "Black Mamba" capture world titles at both super-feather and super-lightweight, but in his later career as a trainer played an instrumental role in moulding his nephew Floyd Mayweather into the finest boxer of his generation.
Following the sad news, social media was awash with glowing tributes and we include a selection of these below:
Really bummed to learn of the death of Roger Mayweather. He’s my favorite Mayweather, a real character who, win or lose, was always in a good fight. His fight with Harold Brazier was amazing.