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Javier Fortuna Net Worth In 2022: Boxing Earnings and Endorsements

Published 07/14/2022, 5:45 PM EDT

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Javier Fortuna is ready to make his return to the ring for his much-anticipated face-off against Mexican boxer Ryan Garcia. The fight will take place on July 16th at the Crypto.com arena in Los Angeles, California, and will be streamed on the DAZN network.

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Moreover, this fight could be the biggest paycheck of Fortuna’s long career, so let’s take a look at his net worth and earnings ahead of the bout.

Fortuna’s net worth and endorsements

El Abejon is a boxer from the Dominican Republic and has been in the sport since 2009. This longevity in the sport has garnered him a net worth of $1.5 million, moreover, he holds a professional record of 37-3-3 with 26 KO victories under his belt.

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The 32-year-old boxer has made most of his net worth through his fights and currently doesn’t endorse any brand.

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Other facts about Javier Fortuna

Fortuna has competed in multiple weight divisions in his career, including the featherweight, super featherweight, and lightweight divisions. He held the WBA Super Featherweight Title and the WBA Interim Featherweight Title from 2012 to 2013 2015 to 2016, respectively. Moreover, Fortuna fought for the IBF Lightweight Title back in 2018. Fortuna also had an illustrious career as an amateur competing in 212 amateur bouts with a record of  196-16.

 

He has also faced a lot of notable names throughout his career, including fights against Rafael Hernandez, Joseph Diaz, Antonio Lozada Jr., and Sharif Bogere. The Dominican boxer now has his sights set on Garcia and will look to add another win to his record.

Javier Fortuna vs Ryan Garcia

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Both fighters were supposed to face each other in July last year, but Garcia had to withdraw from the fight citing mental health issues. Fortuna then took on late replacement Joseph Diaz Jr., who handed “El Abejon” his first loss in almost 4 years via decision. Now both fighters can finally settle their differences in the squared circle. Fortuna will be the toughest challenge for Garcia since he fought Luke Campbell back in 2018.

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However, Garcia seems confident that he can emerge victorious in this match and possibly face rival Gervonta Davis, who he has called out many times in a super fight.

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Sahil Sood

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Sahil Sood is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication, and holds a keen interest in the 'sweet science'. His journey towards following boxing began when he first saw the highlights of Mike Tyson as a teenager, and then closely followed the rise of Floyd Mayweather.
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