Who is Floyd Mayweather’s daughter Yaya? Meet the convicted Mayweather offspring

Floyd Mayweather Jr. during his heyday, was infamous for his violent relationship with women. It is a surprise to many how he was allowed to box despite so many domestic violence accusations.

Yaya Mayweather, also known as Iyanna Mayweather, the daughter of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his former girlfriend Melissa Brim, unfortunately, seems to be following her father’s dark footsteps.

Yaya Mayweather: Early life and background

Yaya was born on May 20, 2000, in Las Vegas, USA, and currently owns a boutique in the same city. Strangely enough, her extravagant birthday gifts have gained her worldwide fame.

At a young age, Yaya Mayweather accomplished her high school education by graduating at 15 and completing her diploma by 18. In 2009, her mother Melissa played a role in establishing a boutique named ‘Devanna Love Boutique.’ Yaya actively engages with her followers on various social media platforms.


However, on April 4, 2020, Yaya was arrested and subsequently taken to the Harris County jail in Houston. She faced charges of felony assault with a deadly weapon, with Lapattra Lashai Jacobs identified as the victim in the incident.

Yaya’s sentencing following stabbing case

Iyanna “Yaya” Mayweather, the daughter of Floyd, has entered a plea of guilty in relation to the 2020 stabbing incident involving Lapattra Jacobs, the mother of one of rapper Youngboy NBA’s children.

According to court documents obtained by PEOPLE, Mayweather, 21, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon at the Harris County Court in Houston, Texas, on Wednesday.


The documents state that she acknowledged causing “bodily injury to Lapattra Jacobs” by cutting her “with a knife” in an unlawful, intentional, and unknowing manner.

As a result, she now faces six years of probation for the assault, which may include community service, restitution, or a combination of both. Mayweather was potentially facing up to 20 years in prison for the offense. A court hearing has now been scheduled for June 16, 2022.

After her arrest, Yaya was taken to the Harris County jail in Houston but was later released on bond. Jacobs sustained multiple injuries to her arm and received medical treatment at a hospital, where she underwent surgery.

Fortunately, her injuries were determined to be non-life-threatening.

The circumstances leading up to the stabbing remain unclear. It is known that NBA Youngboy, whose birth name is Kentrell DeSean Gaulden, and Mayweather were previously in a relationship. Jacobs is the mother of one of NBA’s children.

In response to Jacobs’ civil suit, NBA Youngboy’s attorney stated that he should not be held liable for damages as Mayweather bears sole responsibility for the assault.

Recent threat posted by John Gotti 3’s sister

John Gotti III and Floyd recently engaged in an exhibition fight. But unfortunately, the event quickly turned chaotic, leaving a negative impression on all involved.

Both camps engaged in excessive trash-talking, leading the referee to make the decision to cancel the fight during the sixth round.

Regrettably, Nicolette, the sister of Gotti, has been responsible for issuing numerous threats toward Mayweather’s family. Even going as far as suggesting harm toward the fighter’s daughter.

Nicolette and Gotti III come from a family with a notorious history. Their grandfather, John Gotti, held the position of the head of the Gambino crime family from 1986 to 1991. During Gotti Sr.’s time behind bars. Their father, Gotti Jr., assumed the role of acting head of the family.

Did you know about Yaya Mayweather? What do you think about her recent antics? Shre your thoughts below!

Sami Haider

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Sami Haider is a UFC/boxing journalist who connects combat sports to pop culture. His deep passion for the UFC started in 2018, triggered by the UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor fight. He is a passionate writer who has a profound love for the sport and the skills that are used in it. Through his work, Sami aspires to connect combat sportsmen and their enthusiastic fans.


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