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Warren Sapp

I'M DEAD BROKE

and I Lost My Super Bowl Ring

4/6/2012 2:08 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Future NFL Hall-of-Famer Warren Sapp has filed for bankruptcy ... claiming he's racked up millions of dollars in debts ... but worst of all, dude claims he LOST his 2002 Super Bowl ring.

Sapp -- who played in the NFL for 12 years -- just filed for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Florida ... and in the papers he gives a full rundown of his dire financial situation.

According to the docs, Sapp owes more than $6.7 million to various creditors ... including hundreds of thousands of dollars in child support payments and alimony to at least 4 different baby mamas.

Among the debts, Sapp says he owes $853k to the IRS for 2006 and another $89k for 2010. Sapp says he also owes $2,858 in medical bills for "Corrective Speech and Language Therapy."

Sapp says he only has $6.45 million to his name ... and lists all of his assets in the documents ... which include:

-- 240 pairs of Jordan sneakers and sandals
-- Large Nude women painting
-- Lion skin rug (female - lioness)
-- Nike golf clubs
-- De Grisogono watch (scratch on crystal, nicks and scratches on band)
-- A boxing glove signed by Muhammad Ali

But most interestingly, Sapp notes he has LOST two of his most treasured and valuable possessions -- the 2002 Super Bowl ring he won with the Tampa Bay Bucs (example below) and the National Championship ring he won with the Miami Hurricanes.

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In the docs, Sapp also lists his current salary as an analyst for the NFL Network as $45k per month ... $540k per year. Sapp says his deal with the NFL Network expires in August and he's not sure if the network will extend his deal.

Calls to Sapp have not been returned.

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46.

puddy    

Lots of idiots on this site. First of all he isn't broke. He is filling for chapter 7 to discharge some of his debt. You know the same thing Donald Trump has done at least 4 times already and hundreds of other celebs do multiple times. It always amazes me how this makes news when an athlete does it, but never makes news when a actor or singer does it. Or better yet, when a black celeb does it, but never when a white celeb does it.

875 days ago
47.

RaiderRaffeal    

Frickin Idiot!!!

875 days ago
48.

rob clark    

yo that ring couldnt have been from 1999. warren graduated in 1995 haha

875 days ago
49.

Happy    

I guess he was another one that didn't pay attention to math in high school or at the U. It is so sad that all of these JOCKS can't hold their own JOCKS in the long run. HAHAHAHH. At least they should bring along the CONDOMS.

875 days ago
50.

Bud    

Boo hoo hoo...another NFL washout

875 days ago
51.

_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

The guy has $6.45 million dollars to his name. I don't see how this guy is DEAD BROKE. Something is seriously wrong with the word BROKE.

875 days ago
52.

Tammy    

I highly doubt he "lost" those rings, but it's genius to say so because they would've forced him to sell them and that is just plain wrong.

875 days ago
53.

Cognizant _illiberal    

i met him when he visited my highschool in florida. this dumb ass needs to pay as much of his debt he can and live of 500,000 dollars a year, he knows damn good and well they will keep him as a anaylyst for the nfl. what a freaking loser seriously they should not let him file bankruptsy

875 days ago
54.

Holly    

A fool and his money...

875 days ago
55.

NobodySpecial    

Black man + sports career + big money = financial disaster

Why ?

875 days ago
56.

buzz kill    

No wonder the rings are lost to a convienient place, don't want to give them up in bankruptcy. Another fool and his money parted. POS

875 days ago
57.

S D M F    

You should have paid better attention while you were in college, specifically Economics class. Then again you went to the university of Miami where Jimmy Johnson coached a bunch of thugs!

Do you expect us to feel sorry for your stupid ass?

875 days ago
58.

Smarg    

Typical [bleep] pro athlete.

Next.

875 days ago
59.

brent    

4 mothers? disgusting! you should be perm sterilized when you can't get it right the first time. i'm sure his property can be sold for these kids and women to get paid.

875 days ago
60.

3Storms    

I don't feel sorry for him. These idiot pro athletes live like gods and spnd money like there's no tomorrow, so they have no one but themselves to blame for this crap

875 days ago
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