Found September 30, 2013 on Holdout Sports:
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft had a brief meet-and-greet with boxer Floyd Mayweather as the fighter stopped by Kraft's suite at the Georgia Dome during the fourth quarter of Sunday night's NFL game in Atlanta. After posing for a picture together, Kraft was more than happy to show off one of his Super Bowl rings, which Mayweather seemed to appreciate. H/T FTW. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.

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