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Michael Jordan’s ₦3.1b Boat Catches Massive Blue Marlin During Fishing Tournament

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NBA Legend Michael Jordan’s ₦3.1billion boat “Catch 23” catches 442-pound Blue Marlin during fishing tournament that boasts a $3.3 million overall purse.

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NBA Legend Michael Jordan’s 80-foot, $8m (₦3.1billion) convertible Viking sportfishing boat named “Catch 23”.

Annual fishing tournament, the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament, is currently taking place at Morehead City, North Carolina.

The years event, which boasts a $3.3 million overall purse, attracts fisherman from across the world, including NBA Legend, Michael Jordan.

Jordan, a six-time NBA champion, took his 80-foot, $8m (₦3.1billion) convertible Viking sportfishing yacht named “Catch 23” to Morehead City with the hope of catching the biggest fish.





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On Tuesday, during the second day of tournament, Jordan and the crew hauled in a blue marlin weighing 442 pounds.

The massive fish is the sixth-largest blue marlin caught so far during the tournament.

To be eligible for prize money, Jordan and his crew must catch a bigger marlin that weighs enough for a top three.

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NBA Legend Michael Jordan is the billionaire owner of the Charlotte Hornets. He is worth $1.9 billion.

Jordan, the billionaire owner of the Charlotte Hornets says he’s hoping to catch a “little bit bigger fish”.

In addition to the prized money, the first boat to catch a blue marlin that weighs over 500 pounds will go home with $552,500.

The crew with the largest blue marlin of the tournament gets $1.14 million.









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