Boxing is one of the most recognized sports world wide. It is the sports of strength and massive K.O punches. Some boxers are making their fortune in highest rate and some are totally unworthy and still running for their brightest career. But the true courage and unbeatable strength of a boxer makes them famous and highest rated superstar at the same time. Sometime their rates are too damn higher than your expectations. Now few information about Top 10 highest paid rich boxers will be listed below:
Floyd Mayweather Jr: In current time Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the highest paid boxer with net worth of $400 million. Without any doubt this American guy is the most successful boxing icon now-a-days who won six boxing championships in five different weight classes so far. He called himself “The Money” for his highest earning capabilities. In the year 2013-14, he alone earned $105 million and made himself the highest paid sportsmen as Forbes magazine describes. Recently, his win over Manny PacMan was another turning point of his career. Though he has been stripped of his championship he won over Many Pacquiao after failing to comply with an organization’s rules.
George Foreman: He is an actor, author, entrepreneur, religion minister but his another biggest addressing part is, he is a well known retired professional boxer. Yes, you got that right! He is George Foreman and he is definitely the another wealthiest boxer of all time. If you are a “pure” boxing fan then you should have watched or at least known about the match of Foreman vs. Joe Frazier in 1973, where 24 years old Foreman delivered TKO to the undefeated Joe Frazier. He became the spokesperson of a well known manufacturer company of home appliances. Mr. George earned total $137 million amount of money for the company’s right to use his name, “George Foreman Grill” in 1999. His net worth is reportedly $250 million.
Manny Pacquiao: Many boxing experts considered him as the #1 boxer in the world, he none other than, the Filipino gentleman Manny “PacMan” Pacquiao. He is the only boxer who won seven different titles from different weight classes. He also won 54 matches out of 61 with 2 draws. Recently he has been defeated by Floyd Mayweather in a most anticipated boxing match. It was Manny’s bad luck because he was capturing the whole match but still lost. He is one of the highest paid KO puncher with net worth of $200 million.
Oscar De La Hoya : De La Hoya is a half Mexican half American retired professional boxer who won a gold medal in 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. His also has earned fame and popularity as a pop culture celebrity later. His net worth is $200 million.
Lennox Lewis: Lewis is a British Canadian professional boxer, former heavyweight champ and an actor. He is also a gold medalist of 1988 Olympic Games. Net worth $130 million.
Sugar Ray Leonard: Leonard is a famous retired American pro boxer and also a well known motivational speaker. He won 5 different titles from different weight classes. In 1980, he was also rewarded with the accolade “Boxer of the decade” during his retirement. His net worth : $130 million.
Vitali Klitschko: Vitali was pro heavyweight boxer and he won many championships and accolades. He was also very famous for his powerful Knock Out(K.O) punches and therefore he also earned a nickname “Dr. Ironfist”. Net worth : $65 million.
Sir. Mohammad Ali: He is the living legend, the greatest, the brightest and the finest boxer of all time. In his time he has beaten down many boxing icon and won many championships like Amateur Athletic Junior Title, two National Golden Gloves and six Kentucky Golden Gloves. Right now he is also a famous philanthropist and a social activist. He is the father of famous Laila Ali, another female boxing icon of all time. Muhammad Ali was the highest paid athlete in his time. Net worth : $50 million.
Bernard Hopkins: This American professional boxer is a former middle weight champion and also was a light heavyweight boxer. He has made a world record by defending his middleweight title 20 time. For his outstanding performance, he was also known as “The Executioner” and “The B-Hop”. Net Worth is $40 million.
Mike Tyson: Have you ever heard of those titles like The bad boy, Baddest man on the planet, Baddest athlete? If yes, then you should definitely know the name of Mike Tyson. Isn’t it? Mike Tyson is also known as the highest paid boxer with his net worth of $400 million. He is one of the powerful boxers in the history of boxing. He has got many controversial moments in his career but that doesn’t affect his fame and his presence in the list of richest boxer.