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Undefeated former professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. was seen dancing to music with chefs of a hotel in Israel. Mayweather was in Jerusalem and visited the Aish HaTorah and the United Hatzalah HQ. The 47-year-old also met Hatzalah volunteers alongside its president and founder as well as its CEO, Eli Beer, and Eli Pollak. Mayweather, who is known for his humanitarian services, won the award for his generosity and help to Israel.

In videos surfacing on social media, the former boxer was seen dancing to music alongside a restaurant's, Pitmaster, kitchen staff in Jerusalem. At the end of the visit, Mayweather said in Hatzalah’s release, “United Hatzalah’s activity is astonishing, and I hope that the entire world adopts the model of providing medical treatment within 90 seconds. United Hatzalah volunteers are world champions of lifesaving.” 

Notably, Mayweather was among the first ones to support and mobilize resources in solidarity with the State of Israel, where he sent his chartered plane to deliver medical equipment to help those in need. The President and Founder of United Hatzalah, Eli Beer described Mayweather’s visit as their ‘honour’. He said, “It was an honor for us to host the incredible Floyd Mayweather, a true friend of United Hatzalah and of the people of Israel, who came to Israel especially in order to express solidarity and support.” 

He added, “He took the time to come and see the amazing work of our thousands of volunteers in times of routine and during these challenging times. It’s a big honor for us, and we are thankful for his generous support. I was pleased to give Floyd our “Lifesaving Award,” which was handed to him using a drone, a demonstration of what our drone unit can do in times of emergency to send medical equipment from the air in areas that are hard to access.”