Boxing legend, Roger Mayweather is dead

Former world boxing champion, Roger Mayweather is dead.

The 58-year-old uncle and mentor to Floyd Mayweather, passed on after battling with poor health.

“My uncle was one of the most notable people throughout my life inside and outside of the ring.

“Roger was a great champion and probably the best mentor in boxing. Lamentably, his health was failing him for several years and now he can finally rest in peace,” Mayweather Jr said in an announcement.

Roger was a two-weight champion and fought 72 times during his 17-year career.

His passing comes seven days after the demise of Josie Harris, mother to three of Floyd Mayweather’s children.