Boxing is one of the most lucrative sports in the world. If you are a fan of boxing, you would definitely want to know how your favorite boxer spend the money he makes in the ring. Keep reading to know who is the richest boxer in the world 2020.
Richest Boxer in The World 2020
Floyd Mayweather -$ 560 million
Mayweather has generated approximately 24 million PPV buys and $1.67 billion in revenue throughout his career, surpassing the likes of former top PPV attractions including Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao.
Mayweather is one of the most lucrative pay-per-view attractions of all time, in any sport. He topped the Forbes and Sports Illustrated lists of the 50 highest-paid athletes of 2012 and 2013, and the Forbes list again in both 2014 and 2015, listing him as the highest paid athlete in the world.
George Foreman – $300 Million
George Edward Foreman is an American former professional boxer who competed between 1969 and 1997. Nicknamed “Big George”, he is a two-time world heavyweight champion and an Olympic gold medalist. Outside of boxing, he is also an author and entrepreneur.
Richest Boxer in The World 2020
Manny Pacquiao $200 Million
Emmanuel Dapidran “Manny” Pacquiao, is a Filipino professional boxer and politician currently serving as a Senator of the Philippines since 2016. Pacquiao is regarded by many boxing historians as one of the greatest professional boxers of all time.
Oscar De La Hoya -$200 Million
Oscar De La Hoya is a Mexican-American former professional boxer who, in 2002, also became a boxing promoter and, in 2018, a mixed martial arts (MMA) promoter.
As a boxer, he competed from 1992 to 2008, winning multiple world titles in six weight classes, including the lineal championship in three weight classes.
He is ranked as the 13th best boxer of all time, pound for pound, by BoxRec.De La Hoya was nicknamed “The Golden Boy of boxing” by the media when he represented the United States at the 1992 Summer
Olympics where, shortly after having graduated from James A. Garfield High School, he won a gold medal in the lightweight division, and reportedly “set a sport back on its feet.”
Lennox Lewis – $130 Million
Lennox Claudius Lewis is a retired professional boxer who competed from 1989 to 2003.
He is a three-time world heavyweight champion, a two-time lineal champion, and remains the last heavyweight to hold the undisputed title.
Holding dual British and Canadian citizenship, Lewis represented Canada as an amateur at the 1988 Summer Olympics, winning a gold medal in the super-heavyweight division after defeating Riddick Bowe in the final.
Sugar Ray Leonard – $120 million
Ray Charles Leonard best known as “Sugar” Ray Leonard, is an American former professional boxer, motivational speaker, and occasional actor.
Often regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time, he competed from 1977 to 1997, winning world titles in five weight divisions; the lineal championship in three weight divisions; as well as the undisputed welterweight title.
Leonard was part of “The Fabulous Four”, a group of boxers who all fought each other throughout the 1980s, consisting of Leonard, Roberto Durán, Thomas Hearns, and Marvin Hagler.
Vitali Klitschko -$100 million
italy Vladimirovich Klitschko is a Ukrainian politician and former professional boxer. He currently serves as Mayor of Kiev and head of the Kiev City State Administration, having held both offices since June 2014.
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Klitschko is a former leader of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc and a former Member of the Ukrainian Parliament.
He became actively involved in Ukrainian politics in 2005 and combined this with his professional boxing career until his retirement from the sport in 2013
Anthony Joshua -$ 80 million
Anthony Joshua is a British professional boxer who is currently a unified heavyweight world champion. He holds three of the four major world championships in the sport. Joshua also holds the WBO title since March 2019
As of 2020 Anthony Joshua net worth is $80 million