Boxing star Floyd Mayweather in Chechnya: “Kadyrov is my buddy!”

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December 9, 2017 – FRN – 

RT Russian – translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

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


“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 “.

He then appered on Instagram with the leader of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, referring to him as his “buddy” and urging followers to follow Kadyrov’s account. 


Last week, another boxing legend, Mike Tyson was also in Russia at Synergy Global Forum. Tyson is due to open a boxing gym in Moscow next year.  

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