George Kambosos Jr., who was born in Australia on June 14, 1993, is a professional boxer who competes internationally. Between November 2021 and June 2022, he was the lightweight champion of the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and The Ring.
Kambosos’ parents are of Greek heritage, and he was born in Sydney, which is located in the state of New South Wales in Australia.
Kambosos’ paternal grandfather emigrated from Sparta to Australia, and as a tribute to his background, he has the legendary Spartan war cry “Never retreat, never surrender” tattooed on his torso.
He started playing junior rugby league for the Gymea Gorillas at a young age. As a child, he was frequently bullied for being overweight, so his father enrolled him in boxing classes when he was 11 years old to improve his fitness.
He began playing junior rugby league for the Gymea Gorillas at a young age. Kambosos quickly lost the excess weight and was placed in the Cronulla Sharks’ development squad, where he was coached by Ricky Stuart.
However, as a teenager, he found himself at a crossroads when he was forced to choose between boxing and rugby league. Kambosos ultimately decided to pursue boxing.
He made the decision to pursue a career in boxing and got his start in the sport by winning 85 of his 100 amateur bouts before making the transition to the professional circuit.
Throughout his childhood, Kambosos was educated at the Bexley Public School, which is located in the southern suburbs of Sydney.
How Much Does George Kambosos Jr. Make?
In his fight against Teofimo Lopez, Kambosos made approximately $500,000 in total earnings, including the PPV bonus. According to Total Sportal,
he made somewhere about $1.2 million in total earnings. Fight Hype was informed by Haney that he will be accepting a lower purse for the fight against Kambosos.