Emanuel Augustus

by John Max 27 Feb,2021
Emanuel Augustus
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 7 Inch
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Emanuel Augustus
  • Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
  • Famous Name Emanuel Augustus
  • Net Worth $2 million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Profession Former Boxer
  • Girlfriend Dorothy Anthony

Emanuel Augustus is an American retired professional boxer who competed professionally from 1994 to 2011. Nicknamed "The Drunken Master," he is known for his entertaining boxing style and frustrating showboating manner designed to confuse opponents in the ring. He won the IBA light welterweight title in 2004. 

Chicago, Illinois native Emanuel Augustus was born on January 2, 1975, under the star sign Capricorn. The former welterweight holds an American nationality and is of Afro-American ethnic background. He stands 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) tall.

How Much Is Emanuel Augustus' Net Worth In 2022?

With a pro record of 38-34-6 and a staggering 614 professional rounds to his name, Emanuel Augustus has summoed a tremendous sum of money throughout his career. As of 2022, his net worth is approximately $2 million. 

Fought with many high-tier opponents, Emanuel Augustus pursued $20,000 against Floyd Mayweather Jr., who earned $250,000. Besides, there is no financial data regarding Ausustus' career earnings or another purse. 

Is Emanuel Augustus Married?

It is unknown if Burton is married or not, but at his shoot in 2014, he was engaged to his fiancee, Dorothy Anthony. In October 2014 shooting in Baton Tough left him critically wounded, and since has struggled with physical injuries, including hearing and memory problems that have kept him from the ring.

Emanuel Augustus' fiancee SOURCE: The Advocate

He lived in Brownsville, Texas, and boxed at Grechy's Pound 4 Pound Gym in Sydney, Australia, for a short time. After getting shot in a random shooting and overcoming it, he lives with family and friends in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 

Boxing Career

On July 23, 1994, Emanuel Augustus made his professional debut against Jamie Cooper, winning the bout via unanimous decision. He has frequently appeared on ESPN2's boxing programs Tuesday Night Fights and its counterpart Friday Night Fights.

The welterweight had a measure of popularity following his fight against Courtney Burton on July 6, 2004, which he lost by a controversial close decision. Even though the state of Michigan investigated the points verdict for Burton did not overthrow the result, he demanded a rematch.

He got it, avenging his loss to Burton on September 1, 2006, when he stopped Burton in the eighth round on ESPN with the help of a left hook to the body, which was the opposite of the result in their original fight when Augustus had disallowed a knockdown from a left hook to the body after referee Dan Kelley incorrectly claimed an illegal low blow caused the knockdown. 

Augustus' best career ratings-wise win was against Carlos Wilfredo Vilches on July 19, 2002. The boxer fought in seventy-eight professional matches, won thirty-eight matches, and lost thirty-four. Augustus won his last title of WBO Oriental welterweight in July 2008. Emanuel announced his retirement at the end of the 2011 season. 

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