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Mayweather Tops Forbes List as Highest Paid Athlete

Floyd Mayweather is at the top of Forbes’ 2014 list of highest-paid athletes. Mayweather made $105 million over the past 12 months, according to Forbes.

This marks Mayweather’s second time topping Forbes’ list, according to a release.  He was also named highest-paid athlete by Sports Illustrated and ESPN The Magazine in both 2012 and 2013.

“I’m humbled and extremely fortunate to be recognized by Forbes as the highest-paid athlete once again,” the boxer said in a release.

Mayweather's career rival, Manny Pacquiao, came in at number 11 on the list with a 12 month tally of $41.8 million.

FORBES TOP 20

#1 Floyd Mayweather $105 M
#2 Cristiano Ronaldo $80 M
#3 LeBron James $72.3 M
#4 Lionel Messi $64.7 M
#5 Kobe Bryant $61.5 M
#6 Tiger Woods $61.2 M
#7 Roger Federer $56.2 M
#8 Phil Mickelson $53.2 M
#9 Rafael Nadal $44.5 M
#10 Matt Ryan $43.8 M
#11 Manny Pacquiao $41.8 M
#12 Zlatan Ibrahimovic $40.4 M
#13 Derrick Rose $36.6 M
#14 Gareth Bale $36.4 M
#15 Radamel Falcao $35.4 M
#16 Neymar $33.6 M
#17 Novak Djokovic $33.1 M
#18 Matthew Stafford $33.0 M
#19 Lewis Hamilton $32.0 M

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tjones1989 on 06-14-2014

Damn, that's a hell of a lot of money. One things for sure these athletes get paid to damn much! None of us will EVER see that kind of money like EVER. LOLOLOLOLOL

Comment by Cgarcia on 06-14-2014

[QUOTE=JoeMan;14661642]I expect Money Mayweather to go full blast in the promotional business and use some of this money to start promoting Haymon's fighters. Schaefer and Haymon would be glad to part ways with GBP. I expect Floyd fans to provide…

Comment by JoeMan on 06-14-2014

I expect Money Mayweather to go full blast in the promotional business and use some of this money to start promoting Haymon's fighters. Schaefer and Haymon would be glad to part ways with GBP. I expect Floyd fans to provide…

Comment by Jcsuper on 06-14-2014

[QUOTE=SoCal Chicano;14661426]I wasn't comparing, merely stating facts:boxing:[/QUOTE] No you were trying to compare, dont try. Paris is the capital of France. Obama is president of the USA. Japan is an island. This is stating facts. You tried a sh1tty comparison…

Comment by I Hate Thugs! on 06-14-2014

[QUOTE=DempseyRollin;14661303]Such a stupid comparison[/QUOTE] I wasn't comparing, merely stating facts:boxing:

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