Emanuel Augustus

by John Max 27 Feb,2021
Emanuel Augustus
Personal Info
  • Famous Name Emanuel Augustus
Facts
  • 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 has won the IBA light welterweight title in 2004. 

Chicago, Illinois native, Emanuel Augustus was born on 2nd January 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 2021?

With a pro record of 38-34-6 and a staggering 614 professional rounds to his name, Emanuel Augustus has summoned a tremendous sum of money through his career. As of 2021, his net worth is approximately $2 million. 

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

Is Emanuel Augustus Married?

It is unknown if Burton is married or not but at the time of 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 period of time. After getting shot in a random shooting and overcoming, he lives with family and friends in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 

Boxing Career

On 23rd July 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 has disallowed a knockdown from a left hook to the body after referee Dan Kelley incorrectly claimed the knockdown was caused by an illegal low blow. 

The best win of Augustus' career ratings-wise was against Carlos Wilfredo Vilches on July 19, 2002. 

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