Boxers don’t always spend their money on meaningless things or luxuries. Sometimes some they choose to invest, and others decide to donate. Some decide to do it for organizations, for their own city that saw them born or for natural disasters.
Here some of the boxers who have shown us that they not only have big fists but also a big hearts.
- Manny Pacquiao
He had 1,000 homes built for the poorest in Kibawe, his hometown. “It makes me very happy to give, from my own pocket, these houses at no cost to my countrymen from the province of Sarangani. In this way, more than a thousand families will benefit.”
Image taken from Manny Pacquiao
- Floyd Mayweather Jr.
He donated money to charity to support the construction of a building for people in need. “It was definitely an honor to help these great organizations that do a great job in Las Vegas to give a roof and food to needy families.”
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- Saúl “El Canelo” Álvarez
The Mexican spent money on supplies, medicines and construction materials to help with the earthquake damage that occurred in Mexico City. “It seems that he is already sending several trucks with pantries, medicine, clothes, many things that are occupied, I do not know the store that he will send, but it is quite a lot and I hope they reach the hands that occupy them and take advantage of them very well.” commented his brother Rigoberto in an interview for ESPN Mexico
Also, Canelo was a volunteer
Image taken from Sistema DIF Jalisco Twitter
- Evander Holyfield
The former world heavyweight champion and former presidential candidate Mitt Romney went up the ring to raise money to help doctors in developing countries restore vision to people with curable blindness from the CharityVision organization.
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