Conor McGregor beats Mayweather, Joshua, tops list of highest boxing earners per punch

Conor McGregor beats Mayweather, Joshua, tops list of highest boxing earners per punch

- Conor McGregor has emerged as highest boxing earner in per blow category

- The 32-year-old got £589,640 per blow in his last fight against Floyd Mayweather

- Nigerian boxer Anthony Joshua is occupying fourth position on the list

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Irish professional mixed martial artist Conor McGregor has emerged as the one topping the list of highest earners for punches thrown at opponents in the boxing ring.

The game of boxing is one of the most followed sporting activities in the world considering the level of its entertainment and the money in the game.

Boxing has produced present and past stars who have gone to the zenith of their careers thanks to the ring game.

American boxer Floyd Mayweather is considered as the richest athlete in the world considering the massive money he has made before he retired from fighting.

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According to the report on GMS, Floyd Mayweather is not the highest earner regarding punches thrown, but it is his former opponent Conor McGregor.

Conor McGregor was said to have earned over £65m, taking home £589,640 for each of the 111 gloves laid on Floyd Mayweather, who stands in second with £340,213 per blow.

Retired boxer Mike Tyson is occupying third position on the list while British and Nigerian star Anthony Joshua is placed fourth.

See the table below

Conor McGregor with £589,640 per punch

Floyd Mayweather with £340,213 per blow

Mike Tyson with £274,000 per punch

Anthony Joshua with £219,221 per blow

Wladimir Klitschko with £163,830 per blow

Oscar De La Hoya with £149,893 per blow

Manny Pacquiao with £127,296 per blow

Ricky Hatton with £122,222 per blow

Canelo Alvarez with £95,361 per blow

Sugar Ray Leonard £77,865 per blow

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather
Conor McGregor and American boxer Floyd Mayweather in action. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Floyd Mayweather has shown-off his exotic £8million worth mansion which is fitted with two large swimming pools as well as an underground garage fit enough to take 20 cars.

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Clips showing the apartment have surfaced online thanks to 21-year-old Devin Haney who shared several videos during a tour of the legend’s house in Las Vegas.

Haney was given an incredible walk around the house by the 43-year-old boxing legend and the first clip showed Mayweather’s wardrobe for shoes.

The stunning collection was stacked so high that it reached beyond the ceiling glass doors - before they were taken to the underground garage.

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