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Floyd Mayweather Asks Warren Buffet To Walk Him To The Ring, But The Billionaire Declines: ‘His Team Thought It Wasn’t A Good Look, Given Floyd’s Domestic Issues’

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Sep. 15 2014, Published 7:53 a.m. ET

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As he entered the ring last night, Floyd Mayweather was greeted by business magnate Warren Buffet. But the boxer initially wanted more from his very powerful friend.

“Mayweather wanted Buffet to walk him out,” An insider tells exclusively.

However, according to the source, the 84-year-old billionaire’s team declined the invitation.

“Warren’s people felt that it wasn’t a good look, given the latest domestic issues,” the insider added of the investor, who was spotted with the troubled Mayweather outside his Las Vegas gym in August.

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Indeed, Mayweather— who won the fight against Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas— is being sued by his former fiancée, Shantel Jackson, who alleges the world boxing champion, 37, assaulted her during their 18-month relationship.

During her ex’s big fight, Jackson attended the Face Forward Domestic Violence benefit in Los Angeles with her lawyer, Gloria Allred.

Despite the shocking accusations, Mayweather’s many celebrity fans include Justin Bieber, Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake.



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