Learn about the net worth and earnings of the American professional boxer Edgar Berlanga.
American professional boxer Edgar Berlanga is getting everyone's attention with his incredible record of 16-0 with 16 first-round knockouts. That is an impressive feat for the 23-year-old boxer, and even the legendary fight promoter Bob Arum tweeted the praise for the young boxer, comparing him to one of the greats of the game.
'Edgar Berlanga Jr is the greatest power-punching phenomenon I've seen since the heyday of a young Mike Tyson,' Bob Arum wrote on Twitter. 'I am absolutely astounded when I witness this incredible power of his punches from ringside.'
Who knows, he might turn into the next Mike Tyson, and he does have the potential for that. Apart from his career achievements, how much money has he been able to make from the game so far? Let's take a look at his career and find out.
Currently, there is no official report available on the net worth of the 23-year-old boxer and how much he earns from his matches. But analyzing his games and achievements so far in his career, we can come to a rough estimation that comes close to the amount of wealth he possesses at present. As per our estimation, we believe his net worth ranges between $500,000 and $1 million, as of December 2020.
Edgar Berlanga's estimated net worth ranges between $500,000 and $1 million, as of December 2020.
Source: Bad Left Hook
Edgar Berlanga began boxing at the young age of seven and gathered an amateur record of 162-17. He made his professional debut on April 29, 2016, when he scored a first-round knockout (KO) victory against Jorge Pedroza at Isla San Marcos in Aguascalientes City, Mexico.
Edgar Berlanga has a 16-0 record in his games, in each of which he won every first knockout, as of December 12, 2020. His latest hit came on Saturday evening when he stopped San Diego's Ulises Sierra inside the 1st round lives on ESPN from The Bubble at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. He is nearing the record of Ali Raymi, who holds the most consecutive first-round KOs of 21 to start a career.
Edgar Berlanga was born on May 18, 1997, in Brooklyn, New York City. He was born in the large Nuyorican community of Brooklyn to parents from Puerto Rico. He began boxing at the age of seven and gradually developed a passion for the game. As a child, he was very a fan of the Puerto Rican former professional boxer Félix Trinidad, a former world champion who frequently fought at Madison Square Garden.
Edgar Berlanga began boxing at the age of seven.
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Edgar Berlanga is very proud of his Puerto Rican heritage. 'I feel a hundred percent Puerto Rican,' he has talked about his Puerto Rican ancestry. 'I was born over there but belong here. I am a very Puerto Rican.' He has also stressed the fact that most of his family still resides on the island and that when he boxes, he represents them and their 'beautiful flag.'
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