“My uncle was one of the most important people in my life inside and outside of the ring.
“Roger was a great champion and one of the best trainers in boxing. Unfortunately , his health was failing him for several years and now he can finally rest in peace , ” Mayweather Jr said in a statement.
Roger was a two-weight world champion and fought 72 times during his 17-year career.
passed on after battling with poor health.