Mayweather entered the sport at a very young age and got off to an explosive start. Originally known as "Pretty Boy Floyd" because of his unmarked face as an amatuer. He won 3 national golden gloves in 1993, 1994, and 1996. Floyd ended his amateur career after a very contraversial decision in the 1996 Olymic games in Atlanta, where he was forced to settle with the bronze metal. His pre-professional record stands at an impressive 84-6. As a professional boxer Floyd has an unblemished record of 43 wins and 0 losses with 26 knockouts.