Hidden Empire Films has announced that they have obtained exclusive access to boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s personal library of never-before-seen footage and will produce a docuseries on his life.
The footage obtained will be used in a docuseries called The GOAT that Deon Taylor (Black & Blue, The Intruder) and Roxanne Avent Taylor (Fatale, The Intruder) will produce. The projects will be executive produced by Robert F. Smith, with Omar Joseph and James McNair also co-producing.
“Now is the perfect time to share my story with the world and let viewers in on my journey from early days of hardships to overcoming adversity to become the athlete and entrepreneur I am today,” said Mayweather in a statement. “As someone who owns his own brand, I can’t think of better partners than Deon, Roxanne, Robert F. Smith, the wealthiest African American in the world, and Hidden Empire Films a prolific Black-owned production company. This is going to be incredibly special!”
Mayweather’s boxing career is legendary, with the fighter having racked up a perfect 50-0 record en route to becoming the highest-paid athlete in the world. While he no longer participates in official fights, Mayweather continues to travel the world and partake in exhibition matches.
His next fight will be against YouTuber Deji Olatunji, the younger brother of KSI, on November 13, 2022, in Dubai.