Who is Floyd Mayweather dating? A look at boxer's relationships as he announces exhibition bout with Logan Paul
Let's take a look at Mayweather's dating life, who has generated approximately 24 million PPV buys and $1.67 billion in revenue throughout his career
In one of the most bizarre developments from the sporting world, boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr and internet personality Logan Paul will fight in an exhibition match set for February 20, 2021. The event will air live on pay-per-view. Mayweather, 43, has a 50-0 record in the sport. He's won 15 major boxing world titles, plus a bronze medal in the 1996 Olympics and three US Golden Gloves championships. Paul, who's 25, has, well, a lot less experience. He's fought two amateur matches against fellow internet personality KSI, drawing and losing another by split decision.
Let's take a look at the dating life of Mayweather, who has generated approximately 24 million PPV buys and $1.67 billion in revenue throughout his career.
Who has Floyd Mayweather dated?
Mayweather met Melissa when she was only 16. She is the mother of his only daughter, Iyanna. The boxer met her when he was still with another flame of his, Josie Harris. According to Melissa, Mayweather introduced himself to her at a club, and they later struck up an on-again, off-again relationship. The couple were never engaged and Melissa has moved on since.
Mayweather and Josie and began dating in 1995 and were engaged for a while before breaking up in 2005. Shortly after the breakup, Josie accused the boxer of abuse, but dropped the charges claiming she "lied" about the assault, according to ESPN. She filed charges again in 2010 claiming Mayweather beat her. Mayweather denied the charges, but ended up serving two months in prison. Josie also filed a $20 million defamation lawsuit against him what the boxer claimed he only restrained her because she was on drugs.
On March 11, 2020, Josie was found dead in her car at the age of 40, according to TMZ. Mayweather and Josie had three kids: Koraun, 20; Zion, 18; and Jirah, 16.
Shantel was one of Mayweather's longest girlfriends. The couple got engaged in September 2010 after starting to date in 2006. They eventually separated in 2014. Following their split, Shantel filed domestic battery, assault, defamation, and invasion of privacy charges against the boxer. In response, Mayweather counter-sued her for theft, claiming she stole money from him and used his credit cards without his permission.
The case got heated up when Shantel provided recorded phone conversations as evidence for her case to prove that he was trying to extort her. Mayweather said he did not know of the recordings' existence. Shantel is now dating rapper, Nelly.
Starting October 2019, Gallienne was spotted with Mayweather wearing a large diamond ring sparking rumors that the two were engaged. Though it's unclear for how long Gallienne, an Instagram model, and Mayweather have been dating, we know she is the third woman he has proposed to. They currently are still together.