Three Boxers, No MMA Fighters Make Forbes Highest Paid Athletes List

June 11, 2015 9:29 am by BJPENN.COM News


Well, well, well, look who topped the list of Forbes Highest Paid Athletes for the past 12 months?

I’m sure it’s easy to guess, I mean his name is Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather, what do you expect?

The boxer took the number one sport by earning $300 million for his fight with Manny Pacquiao. His opponent once again tasted defeat by earning the number two spot on the list, with $160 million.

Other stars were on it, like LeBron James ($64.8 million) and soccer star Cristiano Rinaldo ($79.6 million). However, no MMA fighters touched the list, which isn’t that big of a surprise.

What do you guys make of the list?

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