Floyd Mayweather does a Mike Tyson after receiving a pet tiger for early Christmas gift
Floyd Mayweather Jr's early Christmas gift came in the form of a pet tiger.

SHADES of Mike Tyson?

As an early Christmas gift, Floyd Mayweather Jr. received a new pet tiger. Not a dog or a goldfish, but a tiger.

The retired boxer said on social media  Thursday (Friday, Manila time) that the two-month old feline was a present from "@themoneyteamrussia."

Having a tiger for a pet reminds everyone of the same fixation another former boxing great Mike Tyson had. The youngest heavyweight champion ever also domesticated a pet tiger during his reign as the most feared fighter in the ring.

The flamboyant Mayweather posted a photo of him with the tiger and has asked his fans what name to give it.

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