Ola Afolabi

by John Max 28 Feb,2021
Ola Afolabi
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Olawale O. Afolabi
  • Birth Place London, England
  • Famous Name Ala Afolabi
  • Net Worth $3 Million
  • Nationality British
  • Ethnicity African
  • Profession Boxer

Olawale O. Afolabi a.k.a. Ala Afolabi is a British retired boxer who competed professionally from 2002 to 2017. He held 2X WBO interim cruiserweight champion (2008-2009) and 2X IBO cruiserweight champion (2013,2015). Known for his slickness, counterpunching skills, and durability, he compiled a pro record of 22 Wins (11 knockouts, 11 decisions), 6 Losses, 4 Draws. 

London, England native, Ola Afolabi was born on 15th March 1980, under the star sign Pisces. He holds a British nationality and is of African ethnic background. He stands 6 ft 3 in (191 cm) tall. Currently, he resides in California. 

How Much Is Ola Afolabi's Net Worth In 2021?

Ola Afolabi has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2021. He has earned his wealth widely through his fifteen years long boxing career. Though it is not out yet on how much Ola made per fight or his highest purse.  While at the peak during his boxing career, he is believed to have pursued no less than six-digit figures per fight. 

Besides, there is no financial information about him such as real estate properties, cars, or other income generation sources. 

Is Ola Afolabi In A Relationship? Know His Girlfriend

A former boxer, Ola Afolabi has distanced himself from the media since his retirement in 2016. Additionally, he is nowhere to be found on socials such as Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. With less to no information about him, Afolabi is possibly single. 

Not only these days but the boxer has always kept his personal life low-key.  Also, while he was in the media due to his career, there were no rumors about his girlfriend.  

Boxing Career

On 14th February 2002, Ola Afolabi made his professional debut against Gerard Barber. The bout was a draw. Outpointed by Allan in 2003, he was promoted to a full-time move to cruiserweight in 2004. He defeated a small heavyweight club fighter in Willie Champman and added Michael Simms and James Walton to his victims. Also, he knocked out former Cruiserweight Champ Orlin Norris.

On 12th April 2008, Ola won his career's first title, WBO NAVO Cruiserweight, defeating Eric Fields via TKO. the following year, he won WBO Cruiserweight Title, knocking out Enzo Maccarinelli. In the following bout, Ola lost to Marco Huck on 5th December 2009 via a unanimous decision. The loss cost him WBO Cruiserweight Champ from his name.

On 19th March 2013, he defeated Lubos Suda and won the vacant WBO Inter-Continental Cruiserweight title, retaining it one more time in the following bout against Terry Dustan. On 3rd March 2012, he won interim WBO Cruiserweight against Valery Brudov.

On 4th November 2015, he won the IBO Cruiserweight title eliminator against Rakhim Chakhkiyev. Following that bout, had two loss and Afolabi decided to call time and announced his retirement.

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