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Boxer Floyd Mayweather to pay for George Floyd's funeral

Posted at 10:16 PM, Jun 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-01 22:18:27-04

(AP) — Former boxing champion Floyd Mayweather has offered to pay for George Floyd's funeral and memorial services, and the family has accepted the offer.

Mayweather personally has been in touch with the family, according to Leonard Ellerbe, the CEO of Mayweather Promotions.

He will handle costs for the funeral on June 9 in Floyd's hometown of Houston, as well as other expenses.