Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Sporting ExcitementSporting Excitement

Boxing

Roy Jones Jr net worth 2020: How much money does boxing legend have and how much is he making from Mike Tyson fight?

, Roy Jones Jr net worth 2020: How much money does boxing legend have and how much is he making from Mike Tyson fight?

ROY JONES JR enjoyed a glittering and lucrative boxing career – but it’s about to get a whole lot sweeter.

The former world heavyweight champion takes on arguably the most famous boxer to ever live in Mike Tyson on November 28, in an eight-round exhibition fight.

Roy Jones Jr has not fought for over two years but faces Mike Tyson on Nov 28

The clash will be on pay-per-view, meaning the opportunity to make some big money is right in front of both men.

But with over 100 fights between them and multiple world title wins, both Tyson and Jones Jr are doing just fine financially.

What is Roy Jones Jr’s net worth?

According to CelebrityNetWorth, Jones Jr has a net worth of £3.8million, but made over £40m during his career as a fighter.

It’s also been reported that Jones Jr has had various financial issues over the years and in 2014 he filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

, Roy Jones Jr net worth 2020: How much money does boxing legend have and how much is he making from Mike Tyson fight?

Roy Jones Jr fought Antonio Tarver on three occasions

Jones Jr, however, kept his boxing career going long enough that the managed to escape any debt he found himself in, before retiring in 2018.

He made his largest purse in boxing when he fought John Ruiz for the WBA heavyweight world title in 2003, picking up a cool £10m, as well as 60 per cent of the revenue from the fight.

What endorsements does Roy Jones Jr have?

Jones Jr has a number of lucrative endorsements.

According to USAtoday.com, Jones Jr is in partnership with Air Jordan, which is famously part of Nike’s apparel range.

, Roy Jones Jr net worth 2020: How much money does boxing legend have and how much is he making from Mike Tyson fight?

Roy Jones Jr will make at least £7.5million for his fight with Mike Tyson

Jones Jr is also said to be an ambassador for entertainment platform Fight To Fame.

He also owns his own CBD oil company – Left Hook CBD, which was founded earlier this year.

How much is Roy Jones Jr making to fight Mike Tyson?

Roy Jones Jr’s purse for his fight with Mike Tyson is said to be around £7.5m, which is the joint-highest of his career.

Jones Jr and Tyson will also share the money, 50-50 down the middle, made from pay-per-view buys, meaning his earnings could rocket as high as £20m.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

, Roy Jones Jr net worth 2020: How much money does boxing legend have and how much is he making from Mike Tyson fight?

Roy Jones finished his professional career with a record of 66-9.

In the U.S. the fight will cost $59.99 on streaming app Triller.

Over here in the UK, the fight will cost £19.95 on BT Sport Box Office.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Latest

Horse Racing

Punters were left stunned by the incredible performance of Mr Vango in the Devon National, where he left his rivals trailing behind by a...

Horse Racing

What happened? Flat jockey James Doyle found himself on the sidelines after sustaining an injury while out hunting with friends. This unfortunate incident caused...

Horse Racing

Lavish Grand National Weights Feast Unveils 2024 Weights The Grand National weights feast is known for its extravagant meals and this year was no...

Horse Racing

Lucinda Russell: A National Hero Lucinda Russell, the proud Scot with a track record of beating the odds, is not your average trainer. With...

Horse Racing

Meet Paul Townend: The Unsung Hero Paul Townend, who left school at 15, has quietly made his mark in the world of horse racing....

Formula 1

Former F1 Star Wilson Fittipaldi Dies After Christmas Dinner Incident Wilson Fittipaldi, the former F1 star and team owner, has passed away at the...

Advertisement
Advertisement

Facebook

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement