Top 10 Most Popular Boxers Who Got Bankrupt | Mike Tyson Is On The Top With $17 Million Debt

Boxers Who Got Bankrupt

Boxing is one of the most money making sport as there are a number of endorsements and sponsorships available for the boxers. Moreover, the PPV fights have made it terribly easily for the boxers to earn six figures. Still some went under the debt and go bankrupt. Here are the complete details about the top 10 most popular boxers who got bankrupt during or after their career.

Most Popular Boxers Who Got Bankrupt

5 – Fernando Vargas

  • Status | Retired
  • Net Worth | $500k
  • Debt | $350k

Vargas has faced bankrupt issues as he went under the debt of $350k in various cases. He retired in 2007 but left a remarkable impression over the boxing world due to his incredible talent. He has won the light middleweight championship for 2 times and has earned whopping $40 million. His current net worth has crossed the $500k mark and still increasing due to endorsements.

4 – Thomas Hearns

  • Status | Retired
  • Net Worth | $450k
  • Debt | $448k

The multitalented boxer Thomas Hearns has competed in 5 different weight divisions like welterweight, light middleweight, middleweight, super middleweight and light heavyweight. His incredible talent has shocked the world and has pocketed $40 million from the fights but also go bankrupt for the debt of $448,000. His current total net worth is $450,000

3 – Riddick Bowe

  • Status | Retired
  • Net Worth | $30k
  • Debt | $3 million

Bowe is also present in the list as he faced various claims including Vienna, Va. investment fund, charges from California financial services company and claims from credit companies. The total debt, he went underneath is $3 million. The net worth of the former American boxer is $30k and has competed in heavyweight category in his career.

2 – Evander Holyfield

  • Status | Retired
  • Net Worth | $1 million
  • Debt | $14 million

The Former American boxer has performed under cruiserweight category and is one of the most successful boxer of the history. Holyfield has earned $250 million through his boxing career and has a net worth of $1 million. But he also went under the debt of $14 million although he has sold his mansion for $7 million. Thus, he is 2nd in the list of popular boxers who got bankrupt.

1 – Mike Tyson

  • Status | Retired
  • Net Worth | $10 million
  • Debt | $17 million

Nicknamed Baddest Man On The Planet, Mike Tyson has earned whopping $350 million in his ring career through PPV fights and endorsements. Boxed inn heavyweight category, Tyson has many records and titles under his name. However, it is big surprise that after earning such a huge money, he is still under debt of of $17 million and went on bankrupt after summing up his career in 2005.

Top 10 Most Popular Boxers Who Got Bankrupt

#No.BoxersNet WorthDebt
1Mike Tyson$10 million$17 million
2Evander Holyfield$1 million$14 million
3Riddick Bowe$30k$3 million
4Thomas Hearns$450k$448k
5Fernando Vargas$500k$350k
6Leon Spinks$400k$300k
7Dariusz Michalczewski$1.5 milllion$220k
8Ray Robinson$500k$180k
9Scott Harrison$5 million$150k
10Joe Louis$1.5 million$100k

All these are the details about the top 10 most popular boxers who got bankrupt. If there is any change in the details, we will make them available here. Stay tuned for more information!