Mayweather Jr gets early Christmas present
The current holder of the WBA, WBC and WBO welterweight titles, who announced his retirement after beating Andre Berto in September to take his record to 49-0, has been pictured holding a tiger on a leash.
The undefeated fighter regularly flaunted his lavish lifestyle during his career, which earned him around £462million from fights alone, and he is showing no signs of changing now it is over.
The 38-year-old was pictured sat on the top of a marble staircase with the young tiger laying down next to him attached to a leash.
The big cat had been given to Mayweather as a present and he invited his fans to suggest names for his pet.
‘I want to thank my family @themoneyteamrussia here in Moscow, Russia for the hospitality & my early Christmas present, a rare & exotic tiger from India. Any suggestions for a name for this two-month old, female tiger?
Mayweather continues to enjoy his retirement since hanging up his gloves, and was sat court-side to watch the Phoenix Suns take on the Brooklyn Nets in New York on Wednesday night.
A huge basketball fan, the 38-year-old saw the Nets edge past Phoenix 94-91, Brook Lopez the star man on the night with 23 points.
Mayweather, who was recently pictured at an NBA clash with UFC star Ronda Rousey’s nemesis Holly Holm, was sat alongside Brooklyn Nets CEO Brett Yormak.