Anthony Joshua Is Now The UK's First £100 Million Boxer

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  1. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    May 4, 2017
    According to a recent report by the Daily Mirror: Sport, who have been looking over the recently-filed accounts of Anthony Joshua's Sparta Promotions, the heavyweight champion has officially become the country's first £100 million boxer.
    What does this indicate about how big a star AJ is or will be in the UK?

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  2. fitzroy boy_iron mike

    fitzroy boy_iron mike Active Member Full Member

    Oct 26, 2005
    £100 mil? Thats not enough. £1bill is where we're aiming. Why? Because we're HUMble Watford bruv
  3. Carpe Diem

    Carpe Diem New Member Full Member

    Mar 18, 2020
    Khan: “It should’ve been me”
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  4. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    May 4, 2017
    He didn`t have the boxing IQ and no way could a Brit in the lighter divisions make that kind of impact, Khan wasn`t use in any adverts. AJ`s PPV ratings were far higher than Khan`s and he broke stadium records for attendance, Khan never fought at wembly stadium.
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  5. Robney

    Robney ᴻᴼ ᴸᴼᴻᴳᴲᴿ ᴲ۷ᴵᴸ Full Member

    Jan 18, 2010
    I think he was mocking Khan
  6. Hanz Cholo

    Hanz Cholo Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 11, 2012
    I wonder how far off Fury’s #s are.
  7. alpo1

    alpo1 Active Member Full Member

    Dec 10, 2005
    Can the Daily Mirror value investments in the crystal meth and drive tarmacing industry?
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  8. dangerousity

    dangerousity Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 4, 2005
    Seems like Joshua is a bigger star than Canelo atm. Can fight an absolute no name like Pulev and sell over 600k buys in both UK and US.
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  9. Dubblechin

    Dubblechin Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jun 25, 2014
    That's good. When any athlete in a sport makes more it begins to open the door for a lot of fighters even in the lighter divisions, too.

    I remember when Sugar Ray Leonard and Wilfred Benitez were the first boxers below heavyweight to make $1 million for a fight. No one below heavyweight had ever done that before. I think Leonard got $1 million and Benitez got $1.2 million or something like that. Many welterweight title fights back then involved guys making like $50,000.

    Sot it was a monumental jump in pay. For a comparison, on the undercard, Hagler and Antuofermo fought. Hagler got $40,000.

    Then Leonard ushered that in, and within two fights, Leonard was making $10 million against Duran the first time. And guys in the lower weight classes saw their purses begin to go up and some started earning a million dollars a fight, too.
  10. chico g

    chico g Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Oct 18, 2008
    Joshua does a lot of body building competitions on the side. And sets up phony children charities, and pockets the money.
  11. Badbot

    Badbot I Am An Actual Pro. Full Member

    Apr 17, 2011
    It´s crazy how guys like Devin ****ing Haney make a cool mil per fight.
    Or what Berto was making... Dude barely sold any tickets yet made millions(Al Haymon scammed HBO with him).

    Guys now are making crazy money.
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  12. On The Money

    On The Money Dangerous Journeyman Full Member

    Apr 4, 2012
    A good chunk of that cash will be the Mecca stink bomb.
  13. UniversalPart

    UniversalPart Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 1, 2010
    Also....women fantasise about BBCs and giant black men.

    They dont fantasise about 5ft8 glass jawed boxers with delusions of grandeur who get caught tossing it on Skype.
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  14. darealperfect1

    darealperfect1 New Member Full Member

    Feb 2, 2021
  15. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    Like him or not the guy has become a global brand.
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