Top 10 Highest Paid Boxers In The World
Boxing is a very well-known sport or we can say that, it is a kind of activity. Boxing is a combination of battle and combat sport. Boxing is supervised by a referee over a series of one- to three-minute intervals called rounds. It is a famous sport all over the world and has involved in both, Olympics as well as Commonwealth sports. Boxing is not a violent sport but some people considered that, it is a very dangerous game. The professional boxer is playing a championship in which they conquered and earned money. Boxer are always tried to look fit for this they doing exercise daily. Boxing requires a great deal of fitness skill, hard work to become a successful or world famous boxer. Here is the list of the ten richest or highest paid boxers in the world 2018.
- Gennady Golovkin
Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin is a Kazakhstani professional boxer who currently holds the unified WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and IBO middleweight titles. He is professionally known as Gennady Golovkin, he was born on 8 April 1982 in Karaganda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union. Gennady Golovkin was commonly known by his nickname ‘GGG’ or ‘Triple G’. This Kazakhstani boxer is at first position in this list. Currently, he is 35 years old and he is from Kazakhstan.Golovkin is one of the highest paid boxers in the world He is the world’s best active middleweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (TBRB), and second by The Ring magazine and BoxRec. Golovkin currently serves as the longest active unified championship reign at four successive defences. The net worth of Gennady Golovkin is $25 million.
- Tyson Fury
Tyson Luke Fury is a British professional boxer was born on 12 August 1988 in Wythenshawe, Manchester, England who known professionally known as Tyson Fury. Gypsy King, The Furious One, 2 Fast are the nickname of Tyson Fury. At present, he is 29 years old only This British boxer is at the second position in this list. He has many heavy-weight titles under the Heavy Weight category such as WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, Ring magazine. He is known as Gypsy king in the boxing circles. He is the current heavyweight champion in the WBC. Tyson Luke Fury’s net worth is $20 million.
- Miguel Cotto
The real name of Miguel Cotto is Miguel Ángel Cotto Vázquez, born on 29 October 1980 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Miguel Cotto is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer who competed from 2001 to 2017. He is at third position in this list. He is the all-time greatest champion and the first Puerto Rican boxer who won world titles in several weight categories. He is well-known for his hard-hitting fighting skills and is a refined champion with good hits. He also works as a brand ambassador for a fashion brand. He made his nation Puerto Rica very proud with his best performance in boxing. The net worth of Miguel Cotto is $15 million.
- Saul Alvarez
The birth name of Saul Alvarez is Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán, born on 18 July 1990 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Saul Alvarez is the famous Mexican Boxer widely known as ‘Canelo’. This Mexican Champion is at fourth position in this list. He is a multiple-time world champion and according to reports he is the best performance boxer in the middle weight category. At the age of 15, he started his boxing career, then he was known as ‘Junior Mexico Boxer’. The net worth of Saul Alvarez is $12 million.
- Sergey Kovalev
Sergey Alexandrovich Kovalev is the born name of Sergey Kovalev was born on 2 April 1983 in Kopeysk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. He is the professional boxer from Russia. The nickname of Sergey Kovalev is ‘Krusher’. This Russian Boxer is at fifth position in this list. He presently holds the unified WBO, WBA (Undisputed), IBF and WISC Diamond Light titles between 2013 and 2016. In 2014, Sergey Kovalev was known as the ‘Fighter of the Year’ and he was ranked as the world’s best active light heavyweight by The Ring and BoxRec in the July 2016. He is commonly known for his exceptional punching power. Sergey Kovalev’s net worth is $7 million.
- Roman Gonzalez
Román Alberto González Luna is the full name of Roman Gonzalez, he was born on 17 June 1987, in Managua, Nicaragua. He is a Nicaraguan professional boxer. Roman Gonzalez is very famous by his nickname “Chocolatito”. The current age of Roman Gonzalez is 30. This Nicaraguan professional boxer is at sixth position in the list according to his net worth. He is the first boxer from Nicaragua to win world titles in four weight classes. Presently, he has the WBC and the King Magazines Fly Weight champion under his zone. The net worth of Roman Gonzalez is $5 million.
- Timothy Bradley
Timothy Bradley is also known as Timothy Ray Bradley Jr., he was born on 29 August 1983 in Palm Springs, California, United States. Timothy Bradley is an American former professional boxer who participated from 2004 to 2016. This American Champion is at seventh position in the list as per his net worth. He is a famous champion for his strong upper body, mindblowing fighting skills and he is a skilful boxer. Timothy Bradley held five world championships in two weight classes including the WBC light welterweight title. Timothy Bradley’s net worth is $3 million.
- Terence Crawford
Terence Allan Crawford is the birth name of Terence Crawford,he was born on 28 September 1987 in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S. Terence Crawford is an American professional boxer and one of the highest paid boxers in the world. ‘Bud’ is the nickname of Terence Crawford. This professional Champion is at eighth position in this list as per his annual income. He is a former world champion in two weight classes and as the undisputed light welterweight champion. The best fact about Terence, he was the Gold medalist in various National Championships. The net worth of Terence Crawford is $3 million.
- Andre Ward
Andre Michael Ward is the real name of Andre Ward, born on 23 February 1984 in San Francisco, California, United States, Andre Ward was an American professional boxer who is often famous with his nickname ‘S.O.G'(Son Of God). This American Champion is at ninth position on this list. He retired with an undefeated record and held multiple world titles in two weight classes included with the unified WBA, WBC, Ring magazine, light heavyweight titles between 2016 and 2017. Andre Ward’s net worth is $2 million.
- Guillermo Rigondeaux
Guillermo Rigondeaux Ortiz is a Cuban professional boxer who is professionally known as Guillermo Rigondeaux. He was born on 30 September 1980 in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. At present, he is 37 years old. This Cuban professional boxer is at the tenth position on this list according to his net worth. He is a multiple-time world champion and has held multiple world championships at super bantamweight. He possesses one of the greatest amateur records of all time. In December 2017, Guillermo Rigondeaux is ranked as the world’s best active super bantamweight bt The Ring and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board. The net worth of Guillermo Rigondeaux is $1 million.