Deontay Wilder earns staggering £36.5m in 2020 after Tyson Fury mega-fight.. but only £400k from endorsements

first_img Source: Boxing – thesun.co.uk Rebekah Vardy scores an impressive penalty in six-inch heels People Slammed By Massive Waves 4 8 MOST DANGEROUS RAINS of All Time | TOP 10 INTERESTING Top 5 Best Budget Hotels In Dubai under AED 400 a night. What’s This “Trick” Called? Comment Down Below!!center_img 10 INCREDIBLE Space Launch Failures! Real or Fake? Shark Attacks Helicopter Travel Diary // Vietnam 2017 DEONTAY WILDER has pocketed £36.5million already in 2020 despite losing the world title.However only £400k of that staggering amount has come from endorsements.Deontay Wilder has pocketed over £36m already in 2020Credit: EPAThe American heavyweight was quids in after his rematch against Tyson Fury in February, which he lost.After pay-per-view buys were totalled up, both he and the Gypsy King, who won via seventh round TKO, took home around £20m apiece.Forbes claims that, all together this year, Wilder has banked £36.5m to make him the 20th highest-paid athlete in 2020. Britain’s other heavyweight king Anthony Joshua edges out the Bronze Bomber in the rankings after pocketing £37.5m.AJ received a larger paycheck when it came to endorsements with £8.8m from sponsors to go with his £28.7m prize winnings. Anthony Joshua pipped the American when it came to earnings already this yearCredit: Getty Images – GettyA reason behind WIlder’s lower income from brand partnerships is down to his followers on social media.He has around a combined 2.8m followers across his Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – which is dramatically lower than Joshua’s 17m.Still, despite being pipped in the earning stakes, it has still been one of the most-lucrative years money-wise for the Alabama-native. The ex-champ looked unstoppable until he climbed into the ring with Fury for their rematch following a controversial draw in their first meeting in December 2018.Wilder will have an opportunity to regain the WBC strap when he faces Fury in a trilogy fight before the end of the year.And if he can finally overcome the Brit then he could be quids in again next year should he have a unification showdown with AJ. last_img read more