Anthony Joshua is 10th richest boxer with £40m, Mayweather ranked no.1 21 hours ago 14555 views by Akan Anwankwo Anthony Joshua is the tenth highest earning boxer of all time and is net worth £40million, according to a recent study.
The likes of Mike Tyson, Floyd Mayweather, Wladimir Klitschko, Canelo’ Alvarez and Manny Pacquiao are also included in the rich-list.
Joshua will face Andy Ruiz Jr in a bid to reclaim his IBF, WBA, and WBO belts on December 7, in Saudi Arabia.
According to talkSPORT, here are the top ten highest earning boxers and their net worth.
10. Anthony Joshua – £43m
Joshua has sponsorship deals with the likes of Lucozade, Dre Beats and Under Armour and his net worth would rise if he defeats Ruiz in his coming fight.
9. Wladimir Klitschko – £47m
Wladimir reigned in the heavyweight division for almost ten years and his sponsorship deals with Hugo Boss and several German companies earned him a spot in the top-ten.
8. Vitali Klitschko – £62m
Older brother of Wladimir, is ranked number eight and also held world titles in the heavyweight division.
7. Canelo Alvarez – £73m
Alvarez’s recent £365m deal with DAZN in 2018 after parting ways with HBO takes his earnings to £73m and a win over light-heavyweight king Sergey Kovalev will earn him more money and become a four-weight world champion.
6. ‘Sugar’ Ray Leonard – £93m
Leonard won five weight divisions and is regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time.
5. Lennox Lewis – £109m
The 1988 Olympic gold-medalist became the undisputed heavyweight champion and is the last man to hold the undisputed heavyweight belts before retiring.
4. Manny Pacquiao – £148m
Pacquiao pocketed a reported £93m when he fought Mayweather in the ‘Fight of the Century’.
3. Oscar De La Hoya – £155m
The head Golden Boy Promotions’ fight against Mayweather was the biggest boxing pay-per-view of all time until Mayweather vs. Pacquiao.
2. George Foreman – £233m
The former heavyweight champion made a huge chunk of his fortune from selling the naming rights to the George Foreman grill, in a deal worth a believed £138m in 1999.
1. Floyd Mayweather – £435m
Mayweather tops the list with a net worth of £435m with a 50-0 record and his mega money Las Vegas showdown against UFC star Conor McGregor fetched him a cool £214m.