Did You Know The Richest Boxers Of All Time?

Posted on Jul 24 2015 - 11:21pm by Sport Correspondent

10. Ricky Hatton – $40 Million Net Worth

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During his reign he was known as the people’s champ of Great Britain. In 2007 he peaked when in his fame when fought Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas, Nev. Unfortunately he lost against the over-matched Myaweather.

9. Marvin Hagler – $45 Million Net Worth

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Known as “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler was the Chad “Ochocinco” of his time. Having won 12 titles and fought boxing legends such as Roberto Duran and Sugar Ray Leonard he was a very successful boxer.

8. Muhammad Ali – $50 Million Net Worth

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“Greatest Boxer Of All Time”, Muhammed Ali is revered by his fans all over the world not only because he boxed during a time when the top boxers were arguably the most recognised in the world, but also because he lived a life of a philanthropist.

7. Vitali Klitschko – $65 Million Net Worth

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Vitali has a Phd in Sports Science and known as Vitali “Dr. Ironfist” Klitschko. Having rejected a offer of being Don King’s promoter, Klitschko went on to become one of the world’s most famous boxers. Klitschko is currently working as politician.

6. Manny Pacquiao – $100 Million Net Worth

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The pride of the Philippines Pacquiao climbed the ranks very quickly having won a title accross eight different weight divisions. Pac-Man has been known for his devastating punching power. Currently he spends a lot of his time in politics.

5. Sugar Ray Leonard – $120 Million Net Worth

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To be a Hall of Famer in boxing, you need to beat the Hall of Famers, and Sugar Ray Leonard beat them all. He was the first boxer to earn more than $ 100 million in purses.

Part two coming up soon.

Image: “Ricky Hatton 2009” by SamboD – originally posted to Flickr, here. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

Image: “Hagler-marvin-11” by Dogfacebob. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikipedia.

Ali, public domain image – originally from http://web.archive.org/web/20070306221402/http://www.house.gov/clay/images/photo016.jpg

Hatton and Pacquiao with trainers“. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Ray_Leonard_1.jpg” by Neurofibromatosis – Reggie Bibbs. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic via Wikimedia Commons 

 

 

 

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