FLOYD MAYWEATHER has taken to social media to reveal he won £15,600 ($20,000) after backing Teofimo Lopez to beat Vasyl Lomachenko.
The 43-year-old is no stranger to winning big on bets having pocketed over £70,000 in 2017 after guessing who would win in a college football match.
A light win.
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But the five-weight world champion branded his takings as 'a light win' after staking £5,032 ($6,500) on his American compatriot.
Lopez earned a wide points decision against the Ukrainian great at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with judges scoring the bout 116-112, 119-109 and 117-111 in his favour.
And Mayweather uploaded a snap of his bet slip on Instagram showing his stake and his impressive winnings.
Captioning the post, he simply stated: "A light win."
His 23.9 million followers were quick to comment, as one messaged: "No wonder he won lmao you rigged it."
Another quipped: "Must be going broke only betting 6.5k."
A third added: "Man homie not workin (sic) and still made hella thousands lol."
Despite Lopez dominating Lomachenko, the two-time Olympic gold medallist believes he did enough to win the contest.
Speaking to Top Rank, he said: "I think in the first half of the fight, he got more rounds than I did.
"But in the second half of the fight, I took it and I was much better.
"I want to go home and review the fight. I can’t commentate too much on it.
“At the moment, I think I fought and was winning the fight, but the results are the results. I’m not going to argue right now. I need to see.
"Right now, I’m going home and after that I’m talking to my promoter and my manager and we’ll discuss and make decision."
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