Before They Were Stars: Floyd Mayweather Boxes at the 1996 Olympic Trials

I’m no boxing fan, but I’m sure many non-boxing fans are well aware of the massive hype for the long-awaited bout between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquao this weekend. At age 19, Mayweather started making his name by winning a bronze medal in the featherweight class at the 1996 Olympics. This is probably some of the earliest Mayweather fight footage available on the Net as he schools some guy named Augie Sanchez at that year’s Olympic trials to earn a spot on the team.

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