Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather seeks Russian citizenship


December 7 , 2017 – FRN – 

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RIA News  – translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

The American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. , who has finished his career, said that he intends to obtain Russian citizenship.

“I talked with my Russian team and am looking forward to receiving Russian citizenship. I had the opportunity today to see a property there, I’m looking for a new home in Russia, but it takes time, I believe that the future will be bright for me there”, – said the 40-year-old American in an interview with the channel “Rossia 24 “.

In his last fight in August 2017, he defeated the world champion of the Absolute Fighting Championship (UFC) Connor McGregor.

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