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Floyd Sr. not letting family ties get in the way of his job

Originally Published: November 14, 2006
By Michael Woods | Special to ESPN.com

The vast majority of us could not even conceive of it.

But Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Floyd Mayweather Sr. both say that it will be just another day at the office when the father trains Oscar De La Hoya to fight the son on May 5, 2007.

De La Hoya

Mayweather Sr.

Yes, the father, Floyd Sr., will be in the corner across from his son, whispering tidbits of knowledge as his fighter, De La Hoya (38-4, 30 KOs), attempts to dethrone Floyd Jr. (37-0, 24 KOs) from his perch ...

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