LAS VEGAS – It's impossible to improve upon perfect, but when the subject is Floyd Mayweather Jr., the normal rules don't apply.
An outsider might say the 36-year-old boxer lives a perfect life. He's among the greatest ever to have competed in his sport. He owns a fleet of luxury cars, a massive and stylish home in a tony, golf-course community, wears hand-tailored custom suits and accentuates his wardrobe with more diamonds than Elizabeth Taylor could dream of having.
He employs a gaggle of assistants to take care of his every need, real or imagined. If he wants to go to the movies, he rents out the entire theater. He stays in the finest hotels and flies on a sleek private jet. Women throw themselves at him; men dream of being him.
It's some people's idea of a perfect life. In life, as in sport, however, perfection is very elusive.
And so, even with a 43-0 record, even with a spot among boxing's all-time greats long ago assured, even with every material thing he might want at hisRead More »from Perfect in the ring, Floyd Mayweather Jr. is still pursuing that quality in his personal life