Money talks: Floyd Mayweather gives every Las Vegas restaurant chef $302

Money talks: Floyd Mayweather gives every Las Vegas restaurant chef $302

Floyd Mayweather, former American professional boxer, splashed a sum of £238 on each chef he came across at Las Vegas restaurant.

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The 'Money-man' as he is fondly referred to treated himself to sumptuous mean at Catch eatery in company of 16 friends to celebrate a birthday recently.

Having appeared to have enjoyed his meal at the restaurant, the 42-year-old decided to find his way to the kitchen and show appreciation to the cooks by handing them close $300 each.

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An insider told Page Six : "He personally thanked everyone. "The cooks were ecstatic and thankful!"

Catch describe themselves on their website as: "The go-to dining destination for celebrities from Los Angeles to New York City, CATCH is the only location to bring epic renditions of Asian-influenced sushi, seafood and steak to The Strip."

A 2.5lb Cantonese lobster at the restaurant will set a patron back $116 (£91), or if you prefer a steak there are American Wagyu Tomahawk steaks available for $195 (£153).

In other news, Mayweather seems to have abandoned plans take part in an exhibition fight in China in order to negotiate a rematch with Manny Pacquiao.

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And Hong Kong's DEF Promotions director Jay Lau told The Sun: "Mayweather came two times to Hong Kong, he spoke with my son Jayson and we had communications but now he is focusing [on] the Pacquiao rematch.

"We were talking about an exhibition in China, a big event but not a recorded professional boxing fight. Something like Mayweather vs Tenshin in Japan.

"We spoke a bit about doing a special fight in China, but halfway through he turned to the Pacquiao rematch so we stopped."

Last month the Filipino told The National: "My people are talking to his people, they’re talking to each other. "We don’t know what the developments are, because I don’t have an update yet." earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo rewarded a hotel staff for his hard work during his stay at with a tip of €25,000.

The 34-year-old was enjoying the summer holiday with his family at Costa Navarino in Greece for the second year running.

According to Spanish news media outlet El Español, the Juventus striker tipped the staff a whopping €25k for their service during his stay.

In other news, a student of the University of Ghana who sources identified as Papa Kofi Owusu Kwarteng has finally forgiven his girlfriend, Karen, the lady who was captured physically assaulting him in a video that went viral. Identified as @Grey on social media, Papa Kofi Owusu Kwateng publicly declared he’s forgiven his girlfriend for repeatedly slapping him with flipflops.

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