Which fighter wasted the most money?

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by BlackCloud, Jan 14, 2021.

  1. Saad54

    Saad54 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Dec 10, 2014
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  2. johnmaff36

    johnmaff36 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Nov 5, 2009
    i love this expression. How do you 'live' in a cardboard box? Is it classed as cheap Real Estate? Has it a resell value? Can a smaller box be attached to act as a dinette or en-suite? Did he keep his toothbrush in a police call box like Top Cat?
  3. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Aug 2, 2013
  4. Wass1985

    Wass1985 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Feb 18, 2012
    Boxers seem to amass sympathy more than any other sportsmen when they go broke.
    The picture of a hard done by fighter tugs at the heart strings.

    **** em I say! If you spunk tens of millions up the wall then that's on you, you ain't getting sympathy from me!
  5. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

    Oct 16, 2019
    They get more sympathy because I’m pretty sure getting hit in the head for a living affects your decisions when it comes to money.
  6. Wass1985

    Wass1985 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Feb 18, 2012
    Does it, any science behind that....
  7. MURK20

    MURK20 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 26, 2008
    Tyson and he can't stop blaming Don King for it. You blew $400 million dude. It's safe to say that with his bad habits in those days, $800 million would have went the same way.
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  8. Rope-a-Dope

    Rope-a-Dope Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jan 20, 2015
    If you adjust for inflation, it could be an old timer. In actual sums, probably Tyson so far, and FMJ will probably outspend him.
  9. sweetsci

    sweetsci Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 22, 2008
    I don't know about losing the most money, but it broke my heart to hear that Joe Frazier was living in his gym during his final years. If I'm wrong about that, please correct me.

    It seemed that he had it together, between Cloverlay, his gym, his management company & training boxers, and a home in the 'burbs. Anybody have any insight as to what went wrong (if indeed it did)?