Top 10 Richest British Boxers 2016

Some people think that elite boxers have it made. They fight two to three times a year and get paid tons of money for three nights of boxing for a maximum of 36 minutes per fight. And they get paid whether they win or lose.Besides those 36 minutes consisting of three minutes of 12 rounds, these fighters train intensively for three months prior to the fight.They follow a strict diet, wake up early in the morning and do punishing exercise routines to get themselves in tip top shape come fight night. And they run the risk of getting beaten up by an opponent who underwent a similar training for the opportunity to beat the living hell out of him.

Besides, they would only get elite status if they beat equally illustrious fighters as well.There are many great boxers mostly are from USA and England. There are some of the best Heavy Weight boxers in the world some of the from England who creates History from Naseem Hamed, to Ricky Hatton. There are good talent of boxing that involves in England due to high classified boxing academy. They are one of the top paid athletes too in the world of boxing check out some of the richest Boxers in the World from England.They are one of the best paid and richest boxers in the world too. English people have a great love for the boxing sports.

Top 10 Richest British Boxers 2016

Top 10 Richest British Boxers 2014
1) Prince Naseem Hamed :-

Prince Naseem Hamed

  • Earnings :- £75 Million

Naseem Hamed (born 12 February 1974) is an English former professional boxer.He is the former WBO, WBC, IBF, and Lineal featherweight champion, and European bantamweight champion. He also knocked out Wilfredo Vázquez who had just been stripped of the WBA title prior to their fight.Hamed is rated by BoxRec as the fifth pound-for-pound best British boxer of all time.

Hamed was known for his boxing antics and spectacular ring entrances that have included entering the ring via a Chevrolet Impala, a flying carpet, a lift, and a palanquin; re-enacting the video of Michael Jackson’s Thriller; and wearing a Halloween mask. He was also known for his front somersault over the top rope into the ring.Most famous Boxers of 2014Naseem Hamed is one of the leading boxers in the richest of the England. Naseem Hamed have been good in his boxing attributes and skills. He defeat many of the top boxers . He got a huge fan following.

  • Born: February 12, 1974 (age 40), Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Weight: 58 kg
  • Nationality: British
  • Height: 1.64 m
  • Spouse: Eleasha Hamed
  • Martial art: Boxing

2) Ricky Hatton :-

Ricky Hatton

  • Earnings  :- $39 Million

Richard John “Ricky” Hatton, MBE (born 6 October 1978) is an English former professional boxer who is also a boxing promoter.He is a former WBA (Super), IBF, IBO and The Ring Light Welterweight Champion, and WBA Welterweight Champion. After losing his last fight to Manny Pacquiao, Hatton put his career on a long hiatus, with rumours of a comeback circulating the media since. However, on 7 July 2011, Hatton announced his retirement from boxing. On 14 September 2012, more than three years after his last fight, Hatton confirmed his comeback to professional boxing; after losing his first match on 24 November 2012, he announced his final retiremenRichest British Boxer of 2016 Ricky Hatton is one of the top boxers in the World and he bring down many tough fighters . His record is awesome in the field of the boxing arena.

  • Born: October 6, 1978 (age 35), Stockport, United Kingdom
  • Height: 1.71 m
  • Partner: Jennifer Dooley
  • Parents: Ray Hatton, Carol Hatton
  • Siblings: Matthew Hatton
  • TV shows: At Home With The Hattons

3) Lennox Lewis :-

Lennox Lewis

  • Earnings :- $140 Million

Lennox Claudius Lewis, CM, CBE (born 2 September 1965) is a retired boxer and the most recent undisputed world heavyweight champion. He holds dual British and Canadian citizenship. As an amateur he won gold representing Canada at the 1988 Olympic Games after defeating future heavyweight champion Riddick Bowe in the final. Lewis is regarded by many as one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time.Lewis turned professional in 1989, winning his first 21 fights before he knocked out Donovan Ruddock in 1992 to take over the number one position in the World Boxing Council (WBC) rankings.

He was declared WBC heavyweight champion in December 1992 after Riddick Bowe was stripped of the title. Lewis lost the title to Oliver McCall in 1994 but defeated McCall in a rematch to win the vacant WBC title in 1997. He defended the title four times before becoming the Lineal Champion when he beat Shannon Briggs by knockout in 1998. He became undisputed champion when he defeated Evander Holyfield in November 1999. After defeating Mike Tyson by knockout in 2002 and stopping Vitali Klitschko in 2003, Lennox Lewis retired from boxing in 2004. Highest Paid Boxers of 2016 Lennox Lewis is one of the legend in the boxing arena . He has been the most top rated boxers and always defended his title fights and settle a good record.

  • Born: September 2, 1965 (age 48), West Ham
  • Height: 1.95 m
  • Weight: 116 kg
  • Spouse: Violet Chang (m. 2005)
  • Martial art: Boxing
  • Children: Landon Lewis, Leviah Lewis, Leya Lewis, Ling Lewis

4) David Haye :-

David Haye

  • Earnings :-  $25 Million

David “The Hayemaker” Haye (born 13 October 1980) is an English professional boxer from London and former WBA heavyweight champion. He is also the former unified world cruiserweight champion, holding the WBA, WBC, WBO, and The Ring cruiserweight titles, and the former European cruiserweight champion.Based in Bermondsey, London, England, Haye turned professional in December 2002, aged 22, knocking out Tony Booth in two rounds.[2]In 2003 he won fights, two of which were the only fights he has fought in the United States.

He won all by knockouts, the most notable being a fourth round KO of Denmark’s Lolenga Mock, in which Haye had to come off the floor to win. David Haye Most Power Full Boxers of 2016 David Haye the most popular boxers from the England due to his extreme skills and heavy punches, he has shown many great performances in the past few matches his next fight is taken place in 2016.

  • Born: October 13, 1980 (age 33), Bermondsey, London, United Kingdom
  • Height: 1.91 m
  • Weight: 95 kg
  • Spouse: Natasha Haye (m. 2008)
  • Martial art: Boxing
  • Children: Cassius Haye

5)  Joe Calzaghe :-

Joe Calzaghe

  • Earnings :- $21 Million

Joseph William “Joe” Calzaghe,( born 23 March 1972) is a retired Welsh professional boxer. He is a former WBO, IBF, WBC, WBA & The Ring Super Middleweight Champion and The Ring Light Heavyweight Champion.Calzaghe is the longest-reigning Super Middleweight world champion in history, having held the WBO Super Middleweight title for over ten years and made 21 successful defenses. He relinquished the title to move up to light heavyweight. As his super middleweight and light heavyweight reigns overlapped, he retired with the longest continual time as world champion of any active fighter.

He is part of the Team Calzaghe based at the Newbridge boxing club.Between 2006 to 2008, he was rated by The Ring magazine as a top ten pound for pound boxer.In January 2009, Calzaghe was ranked #3 in the world by The Ring.He retired in February 2009 with an undefeated record and as a reigning World Champion.Calzaghe is rated by Boxrec as the 11th pound-for-pound best British boxer of all time.Joe Calzaghe the one most famous boxer due to his boxing style and his feuds with the opponents in the Ring . He is one of the most successful boxer of England and richest too.

  • Born: March 23, 1972 (age 41), Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
  • Height: 1.80 m
  • Weight: 79 kg
  • Spouse: Mandy M. Davies (m. 1994–2005)
  • Martial art: Boxing
  • Parents: Jackie Calzaghe, Enzo Calzaghe

6)  Carl Froch :-

Carl Froch

  • Earnings :- $10 Million

Carl Froch (born 2 July 1977) is an English professional boxer who fights as a super middleweight. As of 26 May 2012 Froch is the reigning IBF champion at super middleweight, having defeated Lucian Bute for the title, and on 25 May 2013 Froch became the WBA unified champion after defeating Mikkel Kessler.He has also held the British, Commonwealth, and English titles at super middleweight and is a two time WBC world champion.

As of 1 January 2013, he is the best British pound for pound boxer, according to the BBC.He was also voted WBN (World Boxing News) fighter of the year 2012 and fighter of year 2012 by BoxRec.Froch was awarded 2013 GQ (UK) Sportsman Of The Year.Froch is ranked number 8 pound for pound by Boxrec and number 10 by The Ring Magazine Most richest and highest paid boxers of 2016 Carl Froch is one of the top boxers and he has recetly defeated the boxer “George Groves” and he is now been one of the richest boxers of British in 2016.

  • Born: July 2, 1977 (age 36), Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Weight: 76 kg
  • Height: 1.85 m
  • Nationality: English
  • Partner: Rachael Cordingley
  • Martial art: Boxing

7)  Amir Khan :-

Amir Khan

  • Earnings :- $7 Million

Amir Iqbal Khan (born 8 December 1986) is a British professional boxer. He is a former two-time world champion by winning WBA, WBA (Super) and IBF Light Welterweight titles.Amir Khan is the youngest British Olympic boxing medalist, winning silver at the 2004 Athens Olympics at the age of 17. He is also one of the youngest British world champions ever, winning the WBA Light Welterweight title at age 22, the second British Pakistani boxing world champion, after Jawaid Khaliq,as well as the first Punjabi descent world boxing champion.Highest Paid Boxers of England in 2014Amir Khan the king of the ring from past few years but after losing 2 matches from the Danny Garcia the boxer lose his power of compatibility , But he made a good comeback and defeat the opponent “Julio Díaz” in 2013.

  • Born: December 8, 1986 (age 27), Bolton, United Kingdom
  • Height: 1.76 m
  • Weight: 63 kg
  • Partner: Faryal Makhdoom
  • Siblings: Haroon Khan, Tabinda Khan, Mariyah Khan
  • Parents: Shah Khan, Falak Khan

8) Tyson Fury :-

Tyson Fury

  • Earnings :-  $5 Million

Tyson Luke Fury (born 12 August 1988) is a British professional boxer who fights in the heavyweight division. Having initially been denied the opportunity to fight for Ireland at the Olympic Games, Fury is now permitted to represent both Great Britain and Ireland, after tracing his family lineage to relatives in Belfast.He has represented both his native England and Ireland at amateur level and won the ABA championship in 2008 before turning professional later that year.

He is the former Irish heavyweight champion and former British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion.Richest Boxers of England Tyson FuryTyson Fury another most talented British boxer who made his place among some of the best boxers in the world after performing quite good in past few years . He defeat all of his opponents so far he is undefeated his recent opponent is “Steve Cunningham”.

  • Born: June 1, 1988 (age 25), Wythenshawe, United Kingdom
  • Weight: 117 kg
  • Height: 2.06 m
  • Full name: Luke Tyson Fury
  • Spouse: Paris Fury
  • Martial art: Boxing

9)  Dereck Chisora :-

 Dereck Chisora

  • Earnings :- $3 Million

Dereck Chisora (born 29 December 1983) is a British professional boxer based in London competing in the heavyweight division.Chisora turned professional on 17 February 2007, scoring a second round TKO against István Kecskes.After winning three more fights (all by decision), he came up against the toughest test of his career against fellow rising British heavyweight prospect, Sam Sexton. Chisora won the fight by stopping Sexton in the final 30 seconds of the final round. Chisora moved on from the win over Sexton by beating the American Shawn Mclean at the Grosvenor House hotel in Mayfair and then stopped the experienced Lee Swaby in 3 rounds at the York Hall.

Chisora finished the year with a December victory over Neil Simpson at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre in London’s Docklands leaving him with an 8–0 record at the end of his second year as a professional.The most paid boxers of 2014The man who is born in Zimbabwe but got the Nationality of the British , and become the professional boxer , He fighted with the Boxers like David Haye and lost the big matches but his recent run in the Boxing after losing the match from Haye , he win all of his matches in 2013.

  • Born: December 29, 1983 (age 30), Zimbabwe
  • Weight: 110 kg
  • Height: 1.83 m
  • Nationality: British
  • Martial art: Boxing
  • Division: Heavyweight

10)  George Groves :-

George Groves

  • Earnings :- $1.5 Million

George Groves (born 26 March 1988) is an English boxer. Currently promoted by Matchroom Sport, he is a former amateur champion as well as the former Commonwealth and British titleholder in the super middleweight division.Groves turned professional and joined the Hayemaker Promotions stable. His first fight as a professional took place in November 2008 at The O2 Arena, on the undercard of David Haye’s win over Monte Barrett with a six round win over Kirill Pshonko.His next outing in February 2009, saw him score a third round stoppage over Romaric Hignard in a fight at the York Hall in Bethnal Green.

He followed the victory up in March defeating Paul Samuels at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, and in April travelled to Belfast to dispose of Sandor Polgar.The 25 year old totally shows his skill and maturity against the Carl Froch , he lose the match but he is got the good response from boxing fans , his efforts work but he lost he may get a rematch with Froch soon or later.

  • Born: March 26, 1988 (age 25), Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
  • Weight: 76 kg
  • Nationality: English
  • Height: 1.82 m
  • Division: Super middleweight
  • Martial art: Boxing

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