WATCH: WBC Champion Devin Haney Flaunts His New Diamond and Platinum Teeth

Published 03/04/2022, 8:00 AM EST
(Photo by Jack Thomas/Getty Images)

23-year-old Devin Haney is apparently living a fairy tale phase till now in the existing boxing domain. Having held the WBC lightweight title since 2019, Haney has also retained his undefeated record. In an active career of seven years, he has secured a pro resume of 26-0, and all this has led up to massive financial success.

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No wonder the self-made millionaire doesn’t hide away from flaunting all of that. While the champion is yet to receive his next fight, he seems to enjoy the hiatus with some luxury purchases. Well, the title around his waist will urge him to return to the ring shortly. However, that seems another chapter for ‘The Dream’ at this point.

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In a recent social media post, Haney revealed his diamond and platinum studded teeth, sending several fans into a frenzy. Devin Haney called it “The best part of the game”, in the clip. The video showed Haney’s teeth to have tiny diamond and platinum pieces crafted in them. Reporter Michael Benson further posted the clip on social media.

According to reports, Haney currently has a net worth of $5 million and is close to being a superstar. Although he is yet to achieve anything extraordinary as a PPV star, the young gun is marching quite progressively.

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He defended his title via unanimous decision against Joseph Diaz Jr. on his latest outing. That said, his first world title win is now his last victory via stoppage, and Devin Haney’s last four wins have come via decisions. This has put his status of being a knockout artist in jeopardy. However, Haney has picked top-tier names so far and seems keen on appearing for an undisputed clash.

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Devin Haney wants more gold

WBC champion Haney and WBC (franchise), WBA, WBO, IBF, Ring champion George Kambosos Jr. had verbally agreed to fight each other in an undisputed clash in Australia after both sides won their latest fights. It evoked both sides to engage themselves in a social media rivalry. However, that hasn’t shown developments of that battle.

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD – MAY 25: Devin Haney and Antonio Moran walk to their corners between rounds during the WBC and WBO Inter-Continental lightweight championship fight at The Theater at MGM National Harbor on May 25, 2019 in National Harbor, Maryland. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)

Kambosos Jr. is now considering Vasyl Lomachenko as a potential opponent. However, the ongoing Ukraine-Russia conflict has called ‘LOMA’ to be present in his home country, Ukraine. Unless Vasyl Lomachenko returns to boxing action, Devin Haney can try to re-negotiate the fight with ‘Ferocious’.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. Combining his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports, he has earned a combined 3000 plus bylines over the last two years.

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