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Top 10 richest boxers in the world

Staff Staff

It is pertinent to note that most of the finally-successful sports stars have to first become successful professionals in their respective sports. The following list contains boxers who got super rich off the back of their successful careers.

Floyd Mayweather Jr

Floyd Mayweather is currently the richest boxer in the world. His net worth stands at a staggering US$450 million. Mayweather is 45 years old and is constantly in the business of promoting his sport. He is also an Olympic bronze-medallist and holds an incredible record of having lost zero games in his 50 boxing bouts.

Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao has an incredible net worth of US$375 million. He pushed his political career ahead once his time in boxing was over. He has noteworthy stats of having won 62 out of 72 fights in his career.

George Foreman

The 73-year-old retired boxer is also one of the wealthiest persons to have ever played the sport. His net worth stands at US$300 million. Foreman is notably an Olympic gold-medallist. He won his gold at the 1968 Mexico Olympics. He has also won 76 out of the 81 fights he fought in his career.

Oscar De La Hoya

Oscar De La Hoya is a 49-year-old former American boxer. His net worth is US$200 million.
De La Hoya was an incredible fighter. His record in the sport is quite impressive: 39 wins out of 45 fights. He also has an Olympic gold medal that he won at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona.

Canelo Álvarez

Canelo Álvarez is a Mexican professional boxer who falls on the younger side of boxers on this list. Álvarez is 31 and has lost just one fight out of the 60 he has fought thus far. His net worth stands at US$140 million, a number one can expect to go up as his career progresses.

Lennox Lewis

56-year-old British boxer Lennox Lewis is worth US$140 million. The Englishman, too, has an impressive record of having lost just two fights in his career. He also won most of his fights via knockout. He is an Olympic gold-medallist as well, an achievement he completed at the 1988 Korean Olympics.

“Sugar” Ray Leonard

“Sugar” Ray Leonard is a retired American Boxer. He is 65 years old and has a net worth of US$120 million. He has an Olympic gold medal to his name, which he won at the 1976 Montreal Olympics. His record in the sport is impressive, too, having lost just three of the 40 fights he faced.

Wladimir Klitschko

The only Ukrainian fighter on this list, Wladimir Klitschko is 45 and is worth US$90 million. He has spent ample time in the sport, having had 69 bouts, of which he won 64 and lost just five. He also has an Olympic gold medal to his name, one that he took at the 1996 Olympics that were held in Atlanta.

Anthony Joshua

Another boxer who falls on the younger side of this list, Joshua is only 32 and is worth US$60 million. With much of his career yet to come, Joshua has just lost two fights out of the 24 he has fought so far. He, too, has claimed an Olympic gold medal, which came at the 2012 London Olympics.

Tyson Fury

Also known as The Gypsy King, Tyson Fury is the third British boxer on this list. He is currently 33 years old, and his net worth stands at US$30 million. Fury’s record speaks for itself, as he has not lost a single fight so far in his boxing career. He has won 31 of his 32 fights so far and drawn one fight.

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