Chris Arreola Career Earnings: How Much Did He Earn From Boxing?

Published 04/27/2021, 7:00 PM EDT
NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 18: Chris Arreola talks with members of the media about his upcoming fight with Adam Kownacki at Barclays Center on June 18, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Edward Diller/Getty Images)


The stout heavyweight Chris Arreola will step inside the ring this weekend after a long 2-year layoff. His fans awaited his highly anticipated return, and Arreola himself was keen to step inside the squared circle again. He is a true veteran of the sport who has hung around the sport for a while. But what are Arreola’s total career earnings from boxing?

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As per Celebrity Net Worth, ‘The Nightmare’ boasts a net worth of around $3 million. However, his fight-by-fight earnings differ drastically. In 2012, he earned $5,50,000 for his fight against Bermane Stiverne. Moreover, in the biggest fight of his life against Deontay Wilder, he only made $1,50,000.

INDIO, CA – SEPTEMBER 7: Chris Arreola (C) celebrates his victory over Seth Mitchell as referee Jack Reiss (R) holds his hand up for the WBC International Heavyweight Title at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino – Special Events Center on September 7, 2013 in Indio, California. (Photo by Alexis Cuarezma/Getty Images)

The California native made his professional boxing debut in 2003 against Roosevelt Parker. In this fight, he scored a magnificent T/KO win. Furthermore, his first pro-boxing loss came after 6 years from his debut against Vitali Klitschko via an RTD in round 10.

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Post that, his career was full of trials, but he somehow managed to keep himself relevant in the big men’s roster. Also, in his illustrious stint, Arreola never bagged a heavyweight world title.

Can Chris Arreola revive his boxing career from hereon?

With a 38-6-1 professional boxing track record, ‘The Nightmare’ is exploring multiple ways to keep himself in the title picture for a considerable while.

But his ultimate test lies in confronting a polished Andy Ruiz Jr. on Saturday night. The latter will present a stern test to the American in this epic encounter, and Arreola will have to be equipped with several skills to tackle the same.

If he gets past the ‘Destroyer’ in this prolific fight, it will go down as one of the biggest upsets in the modern boxing era.

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Additionally, a win in this fight will put Arreola in title contention, or he might be just a couple of fights away from claiming the same.

That said, it’ll be interesting to see how the 40-year-old fares in this fight.

Who will you be rooting for in this enigmatic heavyweight collision between Arreola and Ruiz Jr.?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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