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Floyd Mayweather buys $18 million watch

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Alex Butler
Floyd Mayweather appears on stage for the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor weigh-in on August 25 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Photo by James Atoa/UPI
Floyd Mayweather appears on stage for the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor weigh-in on August 25 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Photo by James Atoa/UPI | License Photo

June 28 (UPI) -- It's the summer of 2018 and Floyd Mayweather has added another piece to his collection of luxury items: an $18 million watch.

Mayweather, 41, posted an Instagram video of his new jewelry on Wednesday. He tagged the post in Tokyo, Japan.

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"This my new timepiece, it's called 'The Billionaire Watch,'"he wrote on the caption. "If you don't know about it, Google Billionaire Watch. That's $18 Million on the price tag. I bought this watch from the best jeweler in the world, hands down."

Mayweather's post had nearly 1 million likes as of Thursday morning. Mayweather lauded the jeweler and said he has purchased fine jewels from "every jeweler" in New York City, Las Vegas, Detroit, Houston and Miami.

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The former boxer tagged himself in a photo from Hong Kong earlier this week. He said he was staying at the Peninsula Hotel. Mayweather said the presidential suite at the hotel costs $23,000 per night and is 4,000 square feet.

"People always ask me 'Floyd Mayweather, how do you still live such a lavish life without having to fight anymore?' The answer to that is easy, I simply tell them .... I Wasn't A [expletive] Hater!" Mayweather wrote on Instagram.

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Mayweather topped the 2018 list of Forbes' highest-paid athletes. He raked in $285 million in 2018. He pulled in $275 in salary/winnings and $10 million from endorsements.

The Jacob & Co. watch debuted in 2015. It features 18K white gold and 260 carats of emerald cut diamonds.

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