In a recent showdown in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, British heavyweight boxing sensation Tyson Fury faced off against former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou.
The bout reportedly added an astonishing $62 million to Fury’s already impressive earnings. Fury ended up winning the match via split decision, but the result has been controversial.
Despite the controversy surrounding the victory, Fury’s hefty payday still leaves him trailing behind the leading contender. ICE36 recently released a ranking of the world’s wealthiest fighters.
The list includes some of the top combatants from the world of combat sports.
At the pinnacle of the list stands American boxing legend Floyd Mayweather, with a staggering net worth of $408,333,760.
Manny Pacquiao is a true icon in the world of boxing, and he made the second position with a substantial net worth of $224,793,668.
Conor McGregor, Canelo Alvarez, Oscar De La Hoya, Amir Khan
In a four-way tie for the third spot were Conor McGregor, Canelo Alvarez, Oscar De La Hoya, and Amir Khan. Each of them boasts an impressive net worth of $203,731,080.
Tyson Fury commands the seventh spot with a net worth of $66,986,350.
MMA sensation Khabib Nurmagomedov secures the eighth place with a notable net worth of $40,694,160.
Gennady Golovkin, Deontay Wilder, Georges St. Pierre
In joint ninth place is MMA icon Georges St. Pierre, alongside boxers Gennady Golovkin and Deontay Wilder. All of them share a net worth of $31,080,420 each.
The list of the world’s richest fighters showcases the immense wealth amassed by these combat sports icons. From Floyd Mayweather’s astronomical net worth to the impressive earnings of other luminaries like Manny Pacquiao and Conor McGregor, it’s evident that the world of combat sports offers unparalleled financial rewards for its top performers.