Hundreds of boxing fans in Moscow, Russia became record breakers on Sunday after they took up superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr's invite to join him in an open training session.
The Largest boxing lesson, organised by Boxing Academy in association with Russian Timber Group and State Corporation Rostecheld, saw an impressive 791 people take part in the training drill, with around 3,000 spectators watching from outside the ring.
Mayweather was visiting Moscow at the invitation of Boxing Academy sports club, in partnership with State Corporation Rostec and the Russian Forest Group.
Speaking after the successful record attempt, the Mayweather said: "I’m very glad that I have now opportunity to travel all over the world , that I can come and make people happy, and can help young fighters"
"Work with my team, I want to raise champions all over the world, including Russia".
Official Guinness World Records adjudicator Sofia Greenacre was on hand to verify the new record, as well as present Mayweather with an honorary certificate for one of the most incredible records to his name.
Although recently retired, the world champion boxer earned a staggering $105 million (£70.4 million) between June 2013 and June 2014 (according to Forbes data), making him making him not only the Highest-earning boxer, but also the Highest-earning athlete in any sport.
The Floyd Mayweather Jr. (USA) versus Manny Pacquiao (Philippines) “Fight of the Century” became the Highest selling pay-per-view boxing match on 2 May 2015. It was broadcast by HBO and Showtime Networks who charged customers a record $89.95 for standard-definition and $99.95 for HD. Mayweather won the fight by Unanimous Decision, earning over $200 million for the fight which is almost $100k per second.
The boxing legend won all 49 of his fights, including 26 by KO – the Most bouts undefeated by a world champion boxer in a career – and he now has another Guinness World Records title to add to his impressive resume of achievements.