|3 Boxers make Top 10 list of Worst Athletes to ask Financial Advice
By John Benz, Doghouse Boxing (April 17, 2009)
Last night and early this morning the feature story on Yahoo.com's homepage was in regards to the Top 10 Worst Athletes you could ask for Financial Advice. With the financial markets crashing all over the globe and with the Tax dead line almost upon us, it might make you feel better knowing that even super star athletes aren't immune to the global economy or money worries.
Making the top 10 list on Yahoo's feature story are 3 boxers . The boxers who made the list are Evander Holyfield, Mike Tyson and Joe Louis.
The list from bottom to top is as follows. In 10th place, golfer John Daly. He's reportedly lost anywhere from 50 to 60 million on gambling. 9th place goes to boxing's Evander Holyfield. Last year Holyfield almost had his 10 million dollar home auctioned off. 8th place went to NFL player Travis Henry. 7th place went to baseball player Jack Clark who spent a fortune on exotic sports cars. Boxer Joe Louis took 6th place. By the end of the '50s, Louis owed over $1 million in back taxes.
5th place went to tennis star Bjorn Borg. 4th place goes to O.J. Simpson, while 3rd place was seated by Michael Vick. 2nd place went to Latrell Sprewell and first place went to boxing's bad boy, Mike Tyson. It has been reported that Tyson has blown upwards of 300 million.
The Top 10
1. Mike Tyson
2. Latrell Sprewell
3. Michael Vick
4. O.J. Simpson
5. Bjorn Borg
6. Joe Louis
7. Jack Clark
8. Travis Henry
9. Evander Holyfield
10. John Daly
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