American professional boxer and trainerDied when: 58 years 328 days (706 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Roger Mayweather (April 24, 1961 – March 17, 2020) was an American boxing trainer and professional boxer who competed from 1981 to 1999.He was a two-weight world champion, having held the WBA and lineal super featherweight titles from 1983 to 1984, and the WBC light welterweight title from 1987 to 1989.
Additionally he held the IBO light welterweight title in 1994, and the IBO welterweight title from 1994 to 1995.Mayweather was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the son of Bernice (Ambrose) and Theartha Mayweather.
He was a part of the Mayweather boxing family: his brothers are Floyd Mayweather Sr. and Jeff Mayweather, and his nephew is Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Roger served as Mayweather Jr.'s trainer from 2000 to 2012.Under Roger's guidance Floyd Mayweather Jr. then went on to become one of the biggest names in the sport of boxing and one of the pound for pound greats.