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Elon Musk’s Net Worth Compared to Top 5 Richest Boxers in History, Including Floyd Mayweather

Published 04/26/2022, 12:38 PM EDT

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The news of the richest person, Elon Musk, acquiring Twitter for $44 billion went viral a couple of hours ago. Boxing fans are always curious to know the comparison between the richest boxers and the richest billionaire. Let’s take a look.

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Boxers earn a lot of money in their professional boxing career. In the same vein, some boxers have a whopping amount of money in their account.

Floyd Mayweather: The richest boxer ever

Floyd Mayweather has a net worth of $1.1 billion which he earned from his fight payouts and other parallel businesses in his name.



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One of his significant fights with Pac-Man fetched him $180 million for the 12 rounds he boxed. In addition, he earned the highest purse of his life when he knocked McGregor in the 10th round. From this fight, he earned $275 million, which is the highest purse for a boxing match to date.

 George Foreman’s $300 million net worth

Surprisingly, George Foreman who retired from boxing long ago has a huge net worth. Foreman has a current net worth of $300 million.

Foreman had a career of more than 2 decades. His fights and other business earned him a lot of money cause of which he is one of the richest boxers of all time.

Manny Pacquiao’s net worth

Manny Pacquiao, the former world champion and an active politician in the Philippines, is helping out the people of his country with the money he earned in his career.

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His battle against Mayweather earned him $120 million. He has a net worth of $220 million.

The net worth of ‘Notorious’

 The UFC legend, Conor McGregor, has only fought once in the boxing ring, but it yielded him great money.

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His fight against Floyd Mayweather fetched him around $85 million, and his net worth is $200 million.

Golden Boy: $160 million

The Mexican legend, Oscar De La Hoya, is known as the ‘Golden Boy’ of boxing. He has a net worth of $200 million.

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After his boxing career, he made a great success in his promotion company, which adds a lot of money to his net worth.

Well, the combined net worth of all these boxers will sum up to $2.02 billion.

Elon Musk: The richest person on earth

According to the celebrity net worth, Elon Musk has a net worth of $250 billion, which makes him the richest person on the planet. Now that he has taken over Twitter, he might aim to earn more by using it.


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It is a huge difference when his net worth of $250 billion is compared to the combined net worth of the 5 richest boxers of all time, which is $2.02 billion.

It doesn’t seem that any of the boxers will reach close to the net worth of Elon Musk.


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Written by:

Mohit More


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Mohit More is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. A graduate of the International Institute of Sports Management, he is a sports enthusiast and has played boxing, cricket, and basketball at various levels. Mohit is a staunch follower of Mayweather and Gennady Golovkin.
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Vibhanshu Kumar