One of the greatest professional boxers who have held 5 world championships in his career is Timothy Bradley. His fights against Manny Pacquiao in 2012,2014, and 2016 are said to be the best of his career. The boxer earned a lot in his career too, so let’s have look into the net worth of Timothy Bradley as of 2018.
Timothy Bradley Early life
On 29th August 1983, Timothy Bradley(Timothy Ray Tim Bradley Jr) was born to Timothy Bradley and Kathleen Bradley in Cathedral City, California. He was brought up in the Coachella Valley of California. His first school was the Cathedral City High School. The financial condition of his family was not that good. He had to work as a waiter and a dishwasher before becoming a professional boxer. His father used to train him since young age
He married Monica Manzo in the year 2010 who earlier had a son and daughter. Timothy and Monica had a beautiful daughter born in 2011. He is widely called by the name “Desert Storm” which he chose himself.
Timothy Bradley Career, Awards & Achievement
Bradley’s first professional fight was against Francisco Martinez in the year 2004. At the time, he was only 21 years of age. He won that very fight in the second round with the help of a knockout. In 2008, he faced a loss against Luis Castillo and faced a lot of criticism for that, but he fought hard the next year and defeated Kendall Holt, the World Boxing Organization Champion. He won the WBO title and after that, he again won a WBO title along with a WBC title.
After getting a win against Joel Casamayor, Bradley publically expressed his desire to go against Manny Pacquiao, a Filipino boxer who is known for holding a lot of different titles in different weight divisions. He won against Pacquiao in a 12 round bout on the 9th of June 2012. The match went on to the judge’s decision and the score of the judges made Bradley the winner.
The fight is claimed to be one of the best boxing fights of the era. The fight was broadcasted on pay-per-view, so a huge number of fans all around the globe watched the fight. Some even claimed that the result was bogus and Pacquiao should be the winner of the match. In a total of 37 fights in his professional career, Bradley won 33 and lost only 2, which makes him a legend of the game.
Awards and Achievements
In his illustrious career, Bradley earned a lot of fame as well as some of the biggest titles. Bradley earned the WBC light welterweight title a couple of times, one in 2008 and other in 2011. He also reigned as the WBO light welterweight title from 2009 to 2012. Then he won the WBO welterweight title a couple of times too. Once in 2012 and the next time it was 2013.
Net Worth Of Timothy Bradley
In his career, Bradley earned most of the wealth as a boxer. He did earn some wealth through some endorsements for various products. Right now, the estimated net worth of Timothy Bradley is $13.5 million.
In 2012, he earned $5 million fighting against Manny Pacquiao. His biggest paycheck till date was in 2014 for his fight against Manny Pacquiao ($6 Million). Again in 2016 he fought with Manny and earned $4 million.
By nature, Bradley is a vegan. He is on a vegan diet since 2008. He feels confident due to the diet and feels a lot energetic which gives him an extra edge over his opponent. He says that the diet helped in improving his balance and reflexes.