Ex-champ Mayweather to pay for Floyd funeral: report

first_img Loading… Mayweather “has done these kind of things over the last 20 years,” added Ellerbe, who said that the former five-division world champion – who retired in 2017 with a 50-0 record – didn’t want to talk about his gesture himself. The lawyer for Floyd’s family said Monday that a funeral will be held on June 9 in Houston. Before that, the family will hold a memorial service in Minneapolis on Thursday and a memorial service on Saturday in North Carolina, where Floyd was born. Retired ring great Floyd Mayweather will pay for the funeral services for George Floyd, Mayweather Promotions chief executive Leonard Ellerbe told ESPN on Monday. Retired ring great Floyd Mayweather is reportedly going to pay for the funeral of George Floyd, the black man whose death in police custody has sparked violent reaction across the United States George Floyd died last week after a Minneapolis policeman knelt on the 46-year-old man’s neck for almost nine minutes. Floyd, who was handcuffed, became unresponsive after almost three minutes. The death of the unarmed black man while in police custody has ignited violent reactions across America. Ellerbe confirmed to ESPN that Floyd’s family had accepted Mayweather’s offer to pay for funeral services. “He’ll probably get mad at me for saying that, but yes, (Mayweather) is definitely paying for the funeral,” Ellerbe said.Advertisement Read Also: Messi facing a losing battle against Cristiano Ronaldo An official autopsy released Monday found that Floyd died in a homicide involving “neck compression.” Police officer Derek Chauvin has been charged with third degree murder and one count of negligent manslaughter in Floyd’s death. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content12 Marvel Superheroes Before The FameBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s Hysterical2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year12 Countries With Higest Technology In The WorldThe Highest Paid Football Players In The WorldWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?Can Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?Top 10 TV Friends Who Used To Be EnemiesEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Betterlast_img read more