Top 10 Richest Boxers in 2016
For those who are fans of boxing and other similar games, this page contains some useful information. Have you watched the Manny Pacquiao versus Floyd Mayweather fight a few months back? Definitely you have if you love this sport. Boxing has been a fantastic game with lots of ups and downs. Here we have discussed the top 10 richest boxers in 2016.
10. Bernard Hopkins (USD40 Million)
Bernard Hopkins was born Bernard Humphrey Hopkins Jr. on 15 January 1965. He is a wonderful American boxer who has been fighting as heavyweight champion. He came to the limelight in 1988 after taking on Clinton Mitchell. His net worth is USD40 million.
9. Marvin Hagler (USD45 Million)
Marvin Hagler was an undisputed World Middle Weight Champion for 7 good years from 1980 to 1087, making us feel that he is a man no other boxer can easily defeat. Marvin is also from America, and has been the winner of 1980’s famous Wembley arena; he fought against Alan Minter.
8. Muhammad Ali (USD50 Million)
Muhammad Ali needs no introduction as he has been a boxer born with great talent and courage. Muhammad was born in January 1942. Although this American boxer has been retired still he is reminded as an outstanding performer. He has won 57 fights out of 61throughout his career. Out of them 37 were knockouts.
7. Vitali Klitschko (USD65 Million)
Vitali Klitschko is a former boxer from Ukraine. He holds a PhD degree. He won his first championship title in 1999 after knocking out Herbie Hide in the second round. His net worth is USD65 million. He faced defeat by Chris Byrd, an American professional boxer.
6. Sugar Ray Leonard (USD120 Million)
Sugar Ray Leonard is a former boxer from USA with net worth of USD120 million. He is one of the high profile and successful boxers ever. Sugar was born in May 1956. He is the first boxer who earned USD100 million in purses. He has won 25 of the matches by knockout.
5. Lennox Lewis (USD130 Million)
Lennox Lewis was born Lennox Claudius Lewis in September 1965. He is former British-Canadian boxer, nicknamed as ‘The Lion’. He was the WBC heavyweight champion in 1992. His net worth is USD130 million. He has been the winner of 41 fights out of the 44 throughout his career.
4. Oscar De La Hoya (USD200 Million)
Also known as the golden boy, Oscar de la Hoya is a former Mexican-American player of boxing. He is one of the richest boxers. His net worth is USD200 million. He won a gold medal in the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. He has been a fantastic and brave boxer of the history.
3. Manny Pacquiao (USD200 Million)
Many Pacquiao has net worth of USD200 million. He has been given many nicknames. Manny was born in December 1978 in Kibawe, Philippines. He has fought against many big players throughout his career. Pac Man is also a politician and an actor.
2. George Foreman (USD250 Million)
George Foreman is from USA and is known all over the world. His net worth is USD250 million. He is not only a boxer but also author and entrepreneur. He is an Olympic gold medalist and two times world heavyweight champion. He won gold the 1968 Olympic Games and first heavyweight title in 1973 in Kingston, Jamaica against Joe Fraizier.
1. Floyd Mayweather Jr. (USD600 Million)
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the biggest winner of the era. He is a young and energetic boxer. His net worth in 2016 is USD600 million. He is the son of Floyd Mayweather senior, who was also a famous boxer. Floyd is one of the highest paid boxers to date.
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