Published On: Sat, Apr 21st, 2018

Top 10 Highest Paid Boxers In The World 2018

Boxing is also most-liked fighting sports in the world like other as martial art, kick boxing, wrestling and others. Boxing was started in 688 bc but there is so much difference between old version of boxing and latest that was launched in 1904.

It plays in a ring between two persons who wears a protecting glove and give punches to each others to get points by following the rules in settled time duration. Boxing is not just a game contains punches, also is one of the most dangerous games in the world. The strongest or powerful punch may harm badly any fighter in the ring.

This combat sport has become of the best entertaining sources worldwide, today we are going to  show you top ten Highest Paid Boxers in the world in 2018 who not only earned impressive money even they have shown incredible punches with stunning speed. There are so many boxers in the world who had experienced to achieve impressive place among the best boxers in the world but for this, they had to do toughest jobs as well as dead efforts during practice sections.

Boxing is a very famous combat sport in all over the world. In earlier history boxing starts in 688 bc but the modern boxing is start in 1904. The boxing is play in ring while in boxing two people wearing a protecting glove and give a punches to each others for the fixed time in a boxing ring.

So Here Is The List Of Top 10 Highest Paid Boxers In The World 2018

10.Miguel Cotto – $2.75m

Miguel Ángel Cotto Vázquez is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer was born on 29 October, 1980 in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S. He known as Miguel Cotto, entertained well its fans releasing strongest punches on rivals in the ring from its era 2001 to 2017 before retirement. Cotto came out the first Puerto Rican boxer to win world titles in four weight classes and a multiple-time world champion. The Ring magazine listed his name among peak active pound for pound ranking at number.7 in 2007 and 2009, although began his boxing career as a hard-hitting pressure fighter and one emerged refined boxer-puncher making years long practices.


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9.Julio Cesar Chavez – $3m

Julio César Chávez González known as Julio César Chávez Sr. is a Mexican former professional boxer who showed best before his retirement from 1980 to 2005. He is referred the greatest Mexican boxer of all time as gave all time best in the ring. Chávez also has come out as one of the greatest boxers of all time because he had all deadliest techniques to collapse its rivals in the ring.  He is noticed best active boxer pound for pound for several years in the world during his career, even received the WBA and WBC lightweight titles between 1987 and 1989, the WBC super featherweight title from 1984 to 1987 WBC light welterweight two times between 1989 and 1996 and others. He was passion for the youngster who wanted to great boxer.


8.Gennady Golovkin – $5.5.m

Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin known by his nickname GGG or Triple G, while is a Kazakhstani professional boxer, was born on 8 April 1982 in Karaganda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union. Golovkin has recently WBC, IBO middleweight, WBA (Super), IBF titles.  He is also one of the best boxers in the world, even the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (TBRB) listed him as the best active middleweight in the world and at second place BoxRec and The Ring magazine since January 2018. He has been tagged recently as best active boxer in the world, second by ESPN, fourth by BoxRec and pound for pound by The Ring, also ranked by the TBRB for the same title.


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7.Andre Ward – $6.5m

Andre Michael Ward is an American former professional boxer who hit harder his rivals into the ring during his active boxing season from 2004 to 2017. He was born in San Francisco, California, United States on 23 February, 1984, while announced his retirement holding an undefeated record. He known as Andre Ward, has named multiple world titles in two weight classes as well as the unified WBA (Undisputed), Ring magazine, lineal super middleweight titles between 2009 and 2015, WBC, the unified WBA (Super), WBO, IBF,  and Ring light heavyweight titles between 2016 and 2017. The Ring magazine listed Ward as best active boxer in the world, pound for pound. He was also among the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (TBRB), including the TBRB, BoxRec and The Ring as same that what has been explained above.


6.Canelo Alvarez – $10m

Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán is a Mexican professional boxer who best known as Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, had been shown incredible piece of boxing art.  Alvarez was born on 18 July, 1990 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He named titles such as the Ring magazine middleweight title since 2015 and multiple world championships in two weight classes. During his previous two periods of influences, became the WBA (Unified), Ring titles between 2011 and 2013, light middleweight world champion, WBC, and       the WBO title from 2016 to 2017. He has named the WBC and lineal titles between 2015 and 2017 at middleweight.  BoxRec listed Álvarez is listed best active boxer in the world, pound for pound, fourth by ESPN and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (TBRB) and ruled fifth rank since February 2018.


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5.Manny Pacquiao – $10m

Emmanuel “Manny” Dapidran Pacquiao is one of the best boxers in the world came from Philippines, was born on December 17, 1978, in Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines. Pacquiao is a Filipino professional boxer and politician who is currently serving as a Senator of the country. He has become most-favorite boxer of uncounted people from every corner of the world, was ranked by BoxRec in their ranking of the greatest pound for pound boxers of all time at number.4. However, Pacquiao came out number 2 on list of top pound-for-pound boxers of the past 25 years by ESPN. In the history of boxing, Pacquiao is the only eight-division world champion holding eleven major world titles including first boxer who named the lineal championship in five different weight classes.


4.Wladimir Klitschko – $13m

Wladimir Wladimirowitsch Klitschko is also part of top ten richest boxers in the world, is a Ukrainian former professional boxer who remained in powers from 1996 to 2017. He known as Wladimir Klitschko, has won the WBA (Super), a two-time world heavyweight champion, WBO, IBF, titles, lineal, the IBO and Ring magazine titles. Klitschko was born on 25 March 1976 in Semipalatinsk (now Semey), Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union. He is considered an intelligent boxer and a strategic as well as one of the greatest heavyweight champions of all time. He has no match for his punch power as knocked out so many competitors fighting world’s best fighters in the ring.  He best knew for using straight right hand, left hook, a strong jab, and excellent footwork and mobility too.


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3.Anthony Joshua – $26m

Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua known as Anthony Joshua is a British professional boxer who was born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England on 15 October 1989. He has been emerged as the WBA (Super) and IBO titles and IBO titles since 2017, a unified world heavyweight champion, the WBO title as of March 2018. He named the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles from 2014 to 2016 at regional level. As an amateur in the super-heavyweight division, represented his nation at the 2011 World Championships, has received winning a silver medal at the 2012 Olympics representing Great Britain. He turned professional boxer in 2014, The Ring magazine named Prospect of the Year.


2.Conor McGregor – $30m

Conor Anthony McGregor is an Irish professional mixed martial artist and boxer, was born on 14 July 1988 in Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland. McGregor is lightweight champion and the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight. He has shown his best in the ring as light middleweight in boxer and as a welterweight in mixed martial arts (MMA). The UFC ranked McGregor pound for pound rankings at number .3, began MMA career in 2008 and, in 2012, named both titles simultaneously as Lightweight Championships and the Cage Warriors Featherweight.


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1.Floyd Mayweather, Jr. – $100m

Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. is an American former professional boxer and professional boxing promoter, competed well into the ring facing most dangerous fighters from 1996 to 2007 and 2009 to 2015. He was born on 24 February, 1977 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. He is a one-fight comeback in 2017, named the lineal championship in four weight classes two times at welterweight and multiple world titles in five weight classes. Mayweather left boxing retired with an undefeated record of 50–0.  He has emerged the second highest undefeated streak in the modern era of boxing after Ricardo López.


Top 10 Highest Paid Boxers In The World 2018
Rank Highest Paid Boxers Per Match
1 Floyd Mayweather Jr $100m
2 Conor McGregor $30m
3 Anthony Joshua $26m
4 Wladimir Klitschko $13m
5 Manny Pacquiao $10m
6 Canelo Alvarez $10m
7 Andre Ward $6.5m
8 Gennady Golovkin $5.5.m
9 Julio Cesar Chavez $3m
10 Miguel Cotto $2.75m

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