Despite his short career as a professional boxer, Jake Paul is already one of the highest paid combat athletes in the world, and is among the top 50 highest-earning athletes in 2022.
Paul has a 5-0 record in professional boxing, defeating youtuber AnEsonGib in his debut, then UFC stars Ben Askren and Tyron Woodley. The youngest of the Paul brothers records earnings of $37 million, this according to the Sportico listing.
The only mixed martial artist on the list, included in the 100 highest paid athletes ranking, is Ireland’s Conor McGregor with $52 million. Topping the Forbes list in 2021, it is well known that McGregor is one of the highest earning athletes in the world.
Pugilists Tyson Fury ($69 million) and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez ($89 million), are the highest ranked combat athletes, ranking #14 and #15 respectively.
COMBAT SPORTS ATHLETES ON THE LIST
5. Canelo Álvarez: $89M
14. Tyson Fury: $69M
22. Conor McGregor: $52M
45. Jake Paul: $37M