Mayweather, Pacquiao take top two spots of Forbes' richest athletes list

Milan Ordoñez on Jun 11, 2015 10:57 AM
Floyd, Manny take top two spots of richest athletes list
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Forbes Magazine has released its list of 2015’s highest paid athletes, and as expected, the same man takes the top seat.

Boxing’s pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. takes the number one spot for the fourth consecutive year, after amassing a whopping $300 million in the last year - $285 million comprise his total earnings while $15 million are from his endorsements.

It is no surprise that coming in second is “Money May’s” most recent opponent, the first and only eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao. “Pacman” managed to earn a total of $160 million in the last 12 months - $148 million in earnings and $12 million in endorsements.

Below is the Top Ten list, taken from the Forbes.com website.

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