Michael Hunter

Michael Hunter 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Michael Hunter is an American professional boxer who competes in the heavyweight division. He started off in the cruiserweight division and even challenged for the WBO title. However, he eventually made the switch to the heavyweight division.

Hunter has enjoyed a fairly successful stint in the division thus far. His performances have put him among the best at heavyweight. He sits #6 on TBRB’s list and #8 on the Ring Magazine’s list. He goes by the nickname ‘The Bounty’.

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 13: Michael Hunter celebrates victory after the IBO Inter-Continental Heavyweight Title fight between Martin Bakole Ilunga and Michael Hunter at York Hall on October 13, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

Boxing was in Hunter’s blood. He is the son of former professional boxer Michael Hunter Sr. The heavyweight idolized his father growing up and admits that it was what pushed him to the sport.

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He enjoyed a fairly successful amateur career. His time in the amateur scene included him becoming the 2009 and 2012 US National Champion at super-heavyweight and heavyweight, respectively.

Hunter also won the 2011 Golden Gloves and secured the Gold Medal in the US Olympic trials. Therefore, he represented his country at the 2012 Olympic Games. He turned pro in the cruiserweight division and picked up the WBO-NABO junior heavyweight title.

However, after earning his title shot against Oleksandr Usyk, the American came up short. Ever since that fight, Hunter moved up to the heavyweight division and has put himself in the reckoning.

2021 is a career-defining year for Hunter as he looks to push for a title shot in the division.

Michael Hunter: Record

The American has an impressive record of 19-1-1. Moreover, the 13 knockouts are a testament to his power, which gives him a 61% knockout rate. Other than his title shot against Usyk, Hunter has had exciting regional title fights in the heavyweight division.

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 13: Michael Hunter reacts after the IBO Inter-Continental Heavyweight Title fight between Martin Bakole Ilunga and Michael Hunter at York Hall on October 13, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

His biggest fight came against Alexander Povetkin when the pair battled it out to a split draw. He has also fought Alexander Ustinov and was the first fighter to beat Martin Bakole. Therefore, his record shows that he can hold his own against the top pugilists.

Michael Hunter: Net Worth 2021

According to PlayersWiki, Hunter has an estimated net worth of $500,000 as of 2021. The primary source for his worth is his boxing career. They also report that he earns $40,000 per fight.

However, if ‘The Bounty’ can get the big fights he is after, his net worth will reach millions in 2021.

Michael Hunter: Endorsements 2021

The American heavyweight has two major endorsement deals. He has a deal with Indigo Insights and Bedef sports as seen in his official Instagram bio.

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How to contact Michael Hunter?

Instagram, Twitter

Age32
Reach79 ½”
Height6’2”
Weight225 lbs
Marital StatusNA
SpouseNA
Address/ResidenceLas Vegas, Nevada, USA
NationalityAmerican
EndorsementsIndigo Insights, Bedef sports
Net Worth$500,000
Birthdate1988/07/10
Record19-1-1
AchievementsFormer WBA intercontinental heavyweight champion, IBO intercontinental heavyweight champion, WBA international champion, WBO NABO cruiserweight champion.
Nickname‘The Bounty’

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