Despite his crushing defeat against Oleksandr Usyk, Anthony Joshua’s bank account has not been affected one bit. Instead, the former heavyweight champion’s net worth has now soared to a whole new level. Recent reports suggest that Joshua’s net worth stands at a whopping £100 million or $134 million.
Unlike many in the sport, Anthony Joshua is pretty focused on building and expanding his business empire along with picking some of the toughest challenges possible. He is able to secure big paychecks as he has never really backed down from tough opponents; he has fought top heavyweights like Wladimir Klitschko, Dillian Whyte, Alexander Povetkin, Kubrat Pulev, and even Oleksandr Usyk.
additional £5 million from PPV share. With roughly 450,000 PPV sales, Joshua might have made much more than expected.
On the other hand, Oleksandr Usyk‘s purse was much lower than his opponent’s but he still earned the biggest purse of his career. Usyk bagged a guaranteed £3 million and an additional £2 million from PPV sales.
On that night, Oleksandr Usyk schooled him and completely broke the former champ down over twelve rounds.
By the final bell, it was clear to all in attendance and those watching that the former undisputed cruiserweight champion had bagged a clear straight win.
With a unanimous decision win over Joshua on September 25, Usyk secured his spot as the unified heavyweight champion. Both fighters have now kicked in the rematch clause in their contracts.
The subsequent rematch will definitely guarantee a much bigger payday for both fighters.