Friday Ahunanya Net Worth: Friday Ahunanya is a Nigerian foreign-based heavyweight champion who fights in Nevada on the outskirts of Las Vegas. The Port Harcourt-born boxer has won several fights including knockouts. He has been so outstanding in the ring that he was nicknamed The 13th. There are many thrilling facts about the life and net worth of the outstanding heavyweight champion. keep reading to find ll information related to Friday Ahunanya Net Worth and Biography here.
Net worth: $11 million
Full Name: Friday ChineduAhunanya
Date of Birth: 19 November 1971
Place of Birth: Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Friday Ahunanya Net Worth
Friday Ahunanya net worth is $11 million. He has had a wonderful career and has also attended a level of prominence
Friday ChineduAhunanya, popularly known as The 13th, was born in Port Harcourt, on November 19, 1971.
Ahunanya, as he is sometimes called, began his fighting career at a mature level, in 1994. He lost to Georgia Kandelaki on points at the World Cup, Bangkok, Thailand, Heavyweight. That same year, he participated in the Commonwealth games in Victoria as a heavyweight, where he recorded his first victory against Roland Raforme from Seychelles.
On a professional level, Friday Ahunanya was involved in 16 fights which he remained undefeated. He rose to prominence when he defeated undefeated champion Nate Jones to claim the title. In a fight against Josue Blocusin 2002, Friday Ahunanya defeated the French Olympian Champion.
Friday recorded his first defeat in 2004 when he lost in the 4th round to Lance Whitaker, a defeat that marked the beginning of a slump for Friday Ahunanya. Following the defeat to Whitaker was another disappointing defeat to Taurus Sykes in New Mexico. What was more disappointing was the fact that Taurus was not an esteemed fighter.
Friday went on to draw with other prominent fighters like Sultan Ibragimov (Olympic silver medalist) and Alexander Povetkin (Olympic gold medalist) which he lost to them. He got back to winning ways in 2997 when he defeated New Zealand prospect Shane Cameron his 19-0 loss through knock out, twice. The fight ended with a TKO victory in favor of Friday Ahunanya. The following year he kept his winning streak up with another victory over undefeated prospect Alonzo Butler.
In March 2010 , David Tua defeated Friday through a decision. The defeat was controversial as Friday’s manager claimed the fight should have ended in favor of Friday. It was later proven that Tua won the fight by unanimous decision.
Friday has had an encouraging and outstanding boxing record so far. He has been involved in a total of 36 fights, won 24, won 13 by Knock outs (KO), lost 8, Drew 3,has only one contest. This is indeed a very good record for the Nigerian heavyweight.