Matchroom boxing is ready to launch its next major event featuring a heavyweight bout between Anthony Joshua and Jermaine Franklin on April 1. The event officially dubbed as “New Dawn,” will be held in the O2 Arena in Greenwich.
This upcoming professional boxing event will feature a total of 10 bouts, 5 under the main card and the rest under the preliminary card. The main event features a high-voltage fight between Joshua vs Franklin. For the co-main event, Fabio Wardley and Michale Polite Coffie will face one another.
Joshua vs Franklin is set to be a DAZN exclusive non-PPV online-only event. However, preliminary card fights will be available to watch on Matchroom’s official YouTube channel. Read below for details related to purse and payout distribution information on the upcoming fight.
Joshua vs Franklin: Purse and Payout:
There hasn’t been any official announcement on the total prize pool amount of Saturday night’s Joshua vs Franklin: New Dawn event. However, the payout amount for the main card fighters has been reportedly published. According to this, the former champion Joshua is getting the big cut from the fight. For details on how each of the two is earning, keep reading below –
How much will Anthony Joshua earn?
The former two-time unified world champion of the heavyweight division, Anthony Joshua is currently not in the best time of his career. However, this has yet to impact his income from fights judging his long-term success.
During his last two losses against Oleksandr Usyk, Joshua bagged $13.6 million and 60% of the PPV share from the first fight. While the rematch made him over $119 million, thanks to a $75 million guaranteed purse and the additional revenue share.
Joshua is expected to earn £10m million from his upcoming fight night against Franklin. There is no PPV contract this time. However, his income can still be increased with the fight week incentives and win bonus considering he manages to make a comeback.
How much will Jermaine Franklin earn?
The American “989 Assassin,” Jermaine Franklin has been on an undefeated streak of 22 impressive wins till last year. Unfortunately, the majority decision made his face career first loss in the match against Dillian Whyte.
Although the match resulted in a loss, Franklin still earned $500,000 from the fight as a guaranteed purse. The additional 30% PPV share pushed that amount to $1.5 million too.
Franklin will earn a £800,000 paycheck following his upcoming fight against Joshua. If he can manage to win the fight, the case will be different though. As with the win bonus and sponsorship incentive, the amount will easily rise over £1 million with ease.
Anthony Joshua Net Worth:
In 2023, Anthony Joshua’s net worth is £120 million. Thanks to his unimaginable successful career, he is endorsed by brands such as Under Armor, Jaguar, DAZN, Hugo Boss, BXR Gym, and many more.
Jermaine Franklin’s Net Worth:
989 Assassin, Jermaine Franklin has a net worth of £500,000 in 2023. Although the relatively new fighter only started his boxing journey in 2015, Franklin has already amassed over £1.5 million in his consecutive win-filled career record.