(CNN)Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather pays for George Floyd’s funeral, a consultant for the athlete informed ESPN.
Floyd died by the hands of Minneapolis police final week as former officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on his neck and two different officers restrained him. A fourth officer stood by because it occurred. The previous officers have all been fired by the division however solely Chauvin has been charged within the dying.
A funeral for Floyd can be held in his hometown of Houston on June 9, household lawyer Ben Crump informed CNN.
Leonard Ellerbe, the CEO of Mayweather Promotions, confirmed the boxer’s involvement in a press release to ESPN. “He’ll in all probability get mad at me for saying that, however sure, (Mayweather) is certainly paying for the funeral,” Ellerbe mentioned.
Ellerbe additionally informed ESPN that Mayweather didn’t need to discuss what he’s doing.