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"One account, baby."

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by JackReacher, Sep 5, 2013.

  1. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    I've always been fascinated with how celebrities and athletes do their banking. Floyd Mayweather lets us all in on his method, which is a lot like how most of us do our banking, minus the ridiculous balance, of course.

    "He looks around to make sure nobody is watching before holding out a slip of paper cupped in his right hand. It is a bank slip, and Floyd is watching me watch it as my eyes attempt to focus on the balance........There is more than $123 million in Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s bank account. He nods, folds the slip and says, "One account, baby."

    http://espn.go.com/boxing/story/_/id/9630673/floyd-mayweather-last-great-prizefighter-espn-magazine
     
  2. jackfinarelli

    jackfinarelli Member

    He is just a tad over the FDIC insurance limit here...
     
  3. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    That's a great anecdote. It will be even better in 20 years when Mayweather is flat broke and wondering what happened to his money.

    Then again, he might have that $300 daily ATM limit helping him out.
     
  4. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Then you have guys like former Giants DB Will Allen, who walk around with $150,000 worth of jewelry on:

    http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/sports/nfl/giants/2001-07-09-allen-robbery.htm
     
  5. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    There was also that story about Manny Ramirez asking a sportswriter to get something out of his glove compartment and the writer finding an $800K paycheck that Ramirez forgot to put in the bank.
     
  6. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    The first words of the Mayweather story...

    "HE IS STANDING in a jewelry store that caters to the top sliver of the top one percent, wearing nearly $3 million in platinum and diamonds around his neck and wrist....."
     
  7. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    Nothing beats Kenny Anderson and his "$60,000 in hanging around money" during the lockout in the late 90's(?)
     
  8. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Just got my ESPN The Fight Issue. Can we assume that ESPN will now be
    showing a lot of boxing. I don't recall ever seeing any boxing articles previously.
     
  9. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    Except the million or so dollars Mayweather has on him at all times. Well, one of his bodyguards carries it around for him in a duffel bag.
     
  10. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Sonner, your OP was too good. It is preventing people from reading the actual story. :)
     
  11. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    Ha. Apparently so.
     
  12. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    That article showed me my ignorance of how hard Mayweather works. He's living a dream life but seems like even in the off-season he's working his tail off; for that I've got to give him credit.

    Too bad Pacquiao has declined because that would have been a great fight.
     
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