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Floyd is in the money! Mayweather boasts $20,000 winnings after backing Teofimo Lopez to shock Vasiliy Lomachenko to become world lightweight champion

By Ieuan Ivett For Mailonline

Published: 09:07 BST, 18 October 2020 | Updated: 10:08 BST, 18 October 2020

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Floyd 'Money' Mayweather has revealed he won $20,000 after backing Teofimo Lopez to beat Vasiliy Lomachenko in Saturday night's world title showdown.

The unbeaten American put in a career-best performance to stun the Ukrainian great and unify the world lightweight titles by claiming a lopsided points win. 

And Mayweather - who is not short of a buck or two, having earned an astonishing $1billion over his illustrious career in the ring - boasted on Instagram after pocketing $20,000 from his $6,500 stake on Lopez.

Floyd Mayweather won $20,000 after he bet on Teofimo Lopez to beat Vasiliy Lomachenko

Floyd Mayweather won $20,000 after he bet on Teofimo Lopez to beat Vasiliy Lomachenko

The American stunned Lomachenko to unify the lightweight titles in a wide points victory

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