Gary O’Sullivan is an Irish professional boxer. You will know his net worth, salary, age, height, wife, nickname, and recent news.
O’Sullivan started his professional career facing Peter Dunn back in 2008. After which, he had a successful career of 16 wins in a row. However, he encountered his first defeat against British boxer Billy Joe Saunders in 2013.
Before his defeat in 2013, O’Sullivan won the vacant WBO international middleweight title fighting Matthew Hall. In 2014, he picked himself up with a fight against Jose Medina and resumed his win streak again with 15 wins and only 3 losses.
Recently, the middleweight fighter renowned for talking himself into big fights has expressed his biggest career regret, which was pursuing his dream of becoming a world champion as a middleweight.
Between 2009 and 2007, O’Sullivan held multiple middleweight championships at the regional level, including Irish, WBA, and WBO titles. The four losses of his career came against future and former world champions. This Irish sportsman acted and performed stunts in the 2007 film “Strength and Honour.”
Gary O’Sullivan Personal Details:
|Full Name||Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan|
|Nickname||The Celtic Warrior|
|Born||17 November 1998|
|Debut||11 December 2015|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
This 37-year-old boxer was born on July 14, 1984.
Gary has a height of 5 ft 10 in (178 cm). He is currently competing in the WBA middleweight division.
O’Sullivan is referred to as The Celtic Warrior. It is assumed that he was inspired to take the mantle from his coach, former professional boxer Steve Collins under whom he trained at the renowned Celtic Warriors Gym in Corduff, Co. Dublin.
Garry O’Sullivan’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings:
O’Sullivan’s net worth isn’t publicly disclosed yet, but it is assumed to be over $900,000. A big reason his net worth is so low is that he fought without purses multiple times, which he says helps him gain more popularity among locals.
In 2018, in a crushing defeat against David Lemieux, this 37 years old fighter banked a career-high purse amount of €300,000.
Currently single, O’Sullivan is a father of four children. He hasn’t revealed much about his private life. In a recent interview, this Irish boxer has expressed that he wants his kids to be able to say their father was the champion of the world.
Recent News About Gary O’Sullivan:
Last year, the Irish boxer faced off against Georgian boxer Nodar Robakidze and came out victorious. O’Sullivan’s last big face-off was against Mexican boxer Jamie Mungunia; the Celtic warrior could barely defend against Munguia’s powerful and speedy shots, resulting in an 11th-roundth round KO.
O’Sullivan will face Cuban-born American boxer Erislandy Lara for the WBA world middleweight crown at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on May 28, as part of a co-headline with Gervonta Davis v Rolando Romero. He is eagerly set for his first world title shot at 37.