The Most Expensive Boxing Contracts

Most Expensive Boxing Contracts

Boxing, promoters recently increased the boxers payouts based on the income generated through international money, tv rights and sponsorship deal. Some boxers get paid more than athletes in the world, recently Canelo Alvarez become highest paid athlete in the world according to forbes, he signed long-term deal with DAZN, Matchroom promotions and earn almost $35 million per fight which include ($10 million guaranteed and $25 million ppv share). Canelo Alvarez and Tyson Fury, most expensive boxing contracts.

BoxersContract WorthPromotersFights in DealContract Status
Canelo Alvarez$400 millionDAZN11Active
Tyson Fury$250 millionESPN5Active
Deontay Wilder$75 millionESPN5Active
Anthony Joshua$500 millionMatchroom, DAZNlong-termActive
Manny Pacquiao$35 millionShowTime2Active
Gennadiy Golovkin$25 millionDAZN2Active
Gervonta Davis$10 millionMayweather6Active

Promoters may renew their contracts with boxers currently few boxers reported. Tyson Fury earned most money after Mexican boxer (Canelo Alvarez). In 2020, a reported revealed that Anthony Joshua hold contract $1 billion for multiple fights but after losing fight from Usyk, things will be change before big fight Tyson Fury take place in 2022.

Canelo Alvarez
Tyson Fury
Anthony Joshua
Deontay WIlder

Canelo Alvarez : Contract Worth $400 million

Canelo Alvarez is currently holding most expensive contract deal in boxing with DAZN streaming service and Eddie Hearn promotion. The fight contract not increased more than 11 fights, Alvarez making $10 million guaranteed a fight and pay-per-view share revenue increase his earnings to $35 million to $45 million a fight in 2021.

  1. Tyson Fury : Contract Worth ($250 Million)
    Tyson Fury become the top heavyweight boxer after winning back to back fights from Deontay Wilder. Fury earn guaranteed purse $10 million a fight and his earnings increased to $75 million based on pay-per-view sales. He hold contract deal with ESPN.
  2. Anthony Joshua : Contract Worth ($500 million)
    Anthony Joshua rise to fame after dominating Ukrainian boxer (Wladimir Klitschko). Joshua currently earning $7 million a fight his earnings after pay-per-view increased to $50 million. He earned $75 million for the re-match against Andy Ruiz Jr.
  3. Deontay Wilder : Contract Worth ($75 million)
    Things did not go well with Wilder since losing from Tyson Fury, he earned $15 million guaranteed and ppv sales from the fight with Fury. In re-match his earnings increased to $25 million but results will be the same he lost. Triology fight took place in 2021, Wilder could not get back on winning track and lost the fight, purse confirmed $20 million for this fight.

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