Boxing is one of the popular game in many countries across the world. Countries like United States, UK, Argentina, Mexico, Ukraine, Philippines organizes the national level boxing tournaments. These tournaments are very much popular among the boxing lovers of these respective countries. The man on the ring not only ﬁghts heinous ﬁghts, but also earns salaries that put them to the talking point. These days boxing is a game of huge purse money making. Boxers are paid huge sum of money for their game. The name of the players seen ﬁghting against each other on the ring often comes to talk for their pay packages. Even each other ﬁghting on the same ring compared for their salary packages.
Table of Page Contents
- 1. Floyd Mayweather Jr from United States
- 2. Manny Pacquiao from Philippine
- 3. Klitschko from Ukraine
- 4. Canelo Alvarez from Mexico
- 5. Carl Froch from England
- 6. Amir Khan from England
- 7. Miguel Cotto from United States
- 8. Adrien Broner from United States
- 9. Marcos Maidana from Argentina
- 10. Tyson Fury from England
Here is the list of Top 10 Richest Boxers in The World
1. Floyd Mayweather Jr from United States
The highest paid athlete of 2014, Floyd Mayweather Jr himself top on the list. As of 2015 his earning stood at $ 105 Million. He is expected to surpass his own earning record in this year with lots of matches left ahead. Many sporting news and boxing websites have rated Mayweather as the best pound for pound boxer in the world twice within a gap of ten years, including The Ring, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, BoxRec, Fox Sports, and Yahoo! Sports.
2. Manny Pacquiao from Philippine
Manny Pacquiao born December 17, 1978 is a Filipino professional boxer and politician, currently serving as Senator of the Philippines. The 35 year old Philipine star made it second position on the list of top 10 highest paid boxers. He is second in the list. Pacqiao earns $41.8 Million. Wladimir
3. Klitschko from Ukraine
Wladimir Wladimirowitsch Klitschko born 25 March 1976, is a Ukrainian professional boxer. He is a former world heavyweight champion earning around $28 Million Wladimir Klitschko made it to the position of third on the list. He had a great boxing year in 2014.
4. Canelo Alvarez from Mexico
Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán was born on July 18, 1990. He is commonly known as Saúl Álvarez, or by his nickname “Canelo” Álvarez. He is a Mexican professional boxer. He has held the WBO light middleweight championship title since September 2016, as well as the Ring magazine and lineal middleweight titles since 2015. Only 24 years old star of the world boxing earns $ 21 Million. He had seen a tough year in 2013 defeating matches. But the following year that was the last year 2014, he got back to the ﬁght.
5. Carl Froch from England
Carl Martin Froch was born on 2 July 1977. He is a British former professional boxer who competed from 2002 to 2014. He is currently working as a boxing analyst for Sky Sports. He is a four-time super-middleweight world champion. Carl Froch is the repeated title holder of United Kingdom’s most popular WBA & IBF Super Middleweight titles. The 37 year old boxing star earns $19.5 Million.
6. Amir Khan from England
Amir Iqbal Khan was born on 8 December 1986. He is a British professional boxer. He is a former unified light-welterweight world champion. The star boxer who could make him in sixth position on the top 10 list. His earning stood at $ 15 Million.
7. Miguel Cotto from United States
Miguel Ángel Cotto Vázquez was born on October 29, 1980. He is best known as Miguel Cotto, is a Puerto Rican professional boxer. He is the first Puerto Rican to win world titles in four different weight classes. The 34 years old boxing star earns $ 8 Million. He is in seventh position on the top 10 richest boxers 2017 list.
8. Adrien Broner from United States
Adrien Jerome Broner was born on July 28, 1989. He is an American professional boxer. He is a former four-weight world champion, having held the WBO junior lightweight title from 2011 to 2012; the WBC lightweight title from 2012 to 2013. By earning little lower than Miguel Cotto the seventh position holder he made it in seventh position on the list. His earning is $ 7.5 Million.
9. Marcos Maidana from Argentina
Marcos René Maidana was born on July 17, 1983. He is an Argentine former professional boxer who competed from 2004 to 2014. He is a two-weight world champion, having held the WBA (Regular) super lightweight title from 2011 to 2012, The Argentinean boxing star earns $ 5 Million as salary, wresting the ninth position on the list.
10. Tyson Fury from England
Tyson Luke Fury was born on 12 August 1988. He is a British professional boxer who has held the Ring magazine and lineal heavyweight titles since November 2015. The England boxing star Tyson Fury could only made him in the last position on the list, though earns same as the ninth position holder of the list Marcos Maidana. His salary also stood at $ 5 Million.
So, these above are the Top 10 Richest Boxers in The World 2017.