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NFL's First Female Coach Under Fire For Agreeing to Accompany Floyd Mayweather To Fight

The NFL's first female coach Dr. Jen Welter is under fire for agreeing to accompany Floyd Mayweather to the ring in his next fight. (Getty) The NFL's first female coach Dr. Jen Welter is under fire for agreeing to accompany Floyd Mayweather to the ring in his next fight. (Getty)

Dr. Jen Welter, the NFL’s first female coach, has accepted an invitation to accompany Floyd Mayweather to the ring when he fights Andre Berto on Saturday.

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Welter announced the news on Twitter:

While Welter is excited to be presenting the boxer in what could be his final fight, fans expressed outrage on Twitter that she will be accompanying a man who has previously been accused of domestic violence.

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Welter spent the holiday weekend defending her decision on Twitter.


Even with the critics, it looks like Welter will still be walking with Mayweater to his historic 49th bout.

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