Artur Beterbiev Artur Beterbiev stopped Joe Smith Jr in two brutal rounds to unify the WBC, IBF and WBO world titles at Madison Square Garden. Artur Beterbiev ruthlessly demolished Joe Smith Jr inside two rounds at Madison Square Garden to add the WBO light-heavyweight title to his IBF and WBC belts.
Artur Asilbekovich Beterbiev (Chechen: Бетербиев Асильбекан Артур Russian: Артур Асильбекович Бетербиев; born 21 January 1985) is a Russian-Canadian professional boxer. He is a unified light heavyweight champion, having held the IBF title since 2017, the WBC title since 2019 and the WBO title since 2022.
18 wins and 0 losses Beterbiev's record stands at 18 wins and 0 losses. At 38, he has been involved in relatively few fights because of his late start at a professional level, although he previously won gold medals representing Russia as an amateur at the European and World Championships.
"I don't get paid, I think it's very difficult to get paid," Bivol confirmed in the interview, in addition to ensuring that it is very complicated to release that money, the same that he has not been able to collect because of the sanctions imposed on Russia since that country decided to invade Ukraine.
The fight averaged 617,000 viewers on HBO and peaked at 719,000 viewers. According to ESPN, Smith may have sustained a suspected head injury and taken to hospital after the fight. Smith accepted defeat to the better man, "Sullivan Barrera fought a good fight, and I congratulate him."
Many boxers regard the World Boxing Council as the most prestigious heavyweight belt in the sport. The WBC came into existence one year after the WBA in 1963. The WBC has held some of the most high profile fights in the history of boxing, including both Wilder vs. Fury fights.
During the four-belt era, there have been six undisputed champions in men's boxing: Oleksandr Usyk (cruiserweight), Bernard Hopkins (middleweight), Jermain Taylor (middleweight), Terence Crawford (junior welterweight), Josh Taylor (junior welterweight) and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez.
Serafim Todorov was the last man to defeat Floyd Mayweather but wasn't nearly as successful as 'Money'. The Bulgarian had much more experience than the future legend by the time they clashed. While Mayweather had only attended one Olympic game, Todorov has attended four, with the 1996 edition being his last.
Buster Douglas, billed as Tyson is Back!, was a professional boxing match that occurred at the Tokyo Dome on February 11, 1990. The then-undefeated, undisputed heavyweight champion Tyson lost by knockout to the 42:1 underdog Douglas. The fight is widely regarded as the biggest upset in boxing history. Tyson is Back!
Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather believes he's “The Best Ever” and sees his 50-0 benchmark as the greatest record compiled in the ring. Mayweather even compared his record with Mexican superstar Julio Cesar Chavez and said his overhauls that despite holding over two times the victories.
His disclosed paycheck against Conor McGregor was $100 million. In his fight against Tenshin Nasukawa, Mayweather reportedly made $9 million. In his exhibition fight against Logan Paul, Mayweather was guaranteed $10 million in base salary and 50 percent pay-per-view shares.
Rocky Marciano Rocky Marciano – 49-0 (43 TKO/KOs) He was the only heavyweight champion to retire undefeated. Marciano became a world champion in September 1952 when he knocked out Jersey Joe Walcott in the 13th round of their showdown. Then, he defended that title six times before hanging up the gloves for good.
Floyd Mayweather He is the highest-paid boxer in the world. He also had the most expensive contract in the history of the sport, which resulted in him earning 450 million dollars. His biggest payday came from his bouts against Manny Pacquaio, Connor McGregor, and Logan Paul.
Canelo's earnings for fights in 2022 As reported by ESPN, Canelo arranged a contract with boxing promoter Eddie Hearn to organize two fights throughout 2022 with a total purse of $85 million: the first was before Dmitry Bivol and the second took place last night against the Kazakh fighter.
It comes as no surprise that Mike Tyson tops this list. After all, he has a reputation of being the most ferocious fighter to step into a professional ring. With his great strength, along with accuracy, coordination, outstanding hand speed, and timing, Tyson was a force to be reckoned with.
The American pair became friends after Ali reportedly called up his rival and complimented him for 20 minutes with their children also close after their great rivalry. With their rivalry put behind them, Foreman spoke with fondness and delight of his experiences with Ali shortly after his passing in 2016.
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The fighters usually sign a contract for a certain amount of fights for a fixed amount of money each time they step inside the Octagon. The three tiers are low, medium, and high, with the lowest earning between $10,000 and $30,000 and the highest Tier ranking between $500,000 and $3,000,000 per fight.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. As of July 2022, Floyd Mayweather Jr. was the world's richest boxer, with a total net worth of around 400 million British pounds. Boxer-turned-entrepreneur George Foreman ranked second, with a large share of his net worth coming from outside the sport.
Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali tops this list of the top 10 boxers. After a successful amateur career with multiple trophies, national titles and an Olympic Gold Medal, Ali transitioned smoothly to the professional setting in 1960. After a 19-fight unbeaten streak, he earned his title shot and beat Sonny Liston in February 1964.
Muhammad Ali did not think he could have beaten a prime Mike Tyson, according to boxing legend George Foreman. 'The Greatest' was a pioneer in the heavyweight division and his popularity transcended sport as he danced around and drubbed the best fighters of his generation.
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