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Joshua earned £209,000 for every punch, Mike Tyson £124,000 but Mayweather is the highest earner

In one of the most dangerous sports that exist, boxers are always searching for the biggest payday possible. The reward has to be worth the risk.

Thanks to the work of Betsperts, who have analysed fights that generated over one million pay-per-view buys worldwide since 2010, here are 15 highest-paid fighters per punch landed over the last 13 years.

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  1. Shane Mosley – £56,155 per punch
  2. Deontay Wilder – £63,173 per punch
  3. Amir Khan – £63,387 per punch
  4. Victor Ortiz – £64,084 per punch
  5. Canelo Alvarez – 65,446 per punch

 

  1. Joseph Parker – £65,987 per punch
  2. Roy Jones Jr – £67,548 per punch
  3. Caleb Plant – £82,484 per punch
  4. Manny Pacquiao – £96,785 per punch
  5. Alexander Povetkin – £106,352 per punch
  6. Wladimir Klitschko – £115,215 per punch
  7. Mike Tyson – £124,342 per punch
  8. Anthony Joshua – £208,743 per punch
  9. Conor McGregor – £225,160 per punch
  10. Floyd Mayweather – £239,358 per punch

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