Anthony Joshua came behind Mexican superstar boxer, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on the newly published list of the highest earning boxers in the world which is based on a research carried out by forbes magazine.
Although serious boxing fans question the validity of the research since Anthony Joshua had just recently earned a purse of $40 million in defending his belt against Mexican Andy Ruiz and was also rumoured to have earned at least £15million fighting Povetkin in September, In any case forbes list has not always been accurate but it is the most popular wealth ranking list out in the public, you can see the complete list below:
Boxers on Forbes’ new top 100 highest-paid athletes list (from June 2018 to June 2019):
Canelo Alvarez – $94million
Anthony Joshua – $55million
Deontay Wilder – $30.5million
Manny Pacquiao – $26million
Gennady Golovkin – $25.5million