Floyd Mayweather Jr. Dethrones Tiger Wood As Highest-Paid Athlete With $85M

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at 19-06-2012 11:21PM (7 years ago)

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Boxing champ. Floyd Mayweather Jr. has ended Tiger woods ten year reign as the highest earning athlete on forbes list.

 Floyd Mayweather Jr. “Money fought twice during the past 12 months, knocking out Victor Ortiz in September and winning an unanimous decision in May against Miguel Cotto.

Floyd's combined payday for the bouts :$85 million makes him the highest-Paid athletes unseating Tiger wood who has been the Top earner since 2001.
Floyd's rival  Boxer Manny Pacquiao ranks second with earnings of $62 million within the last 12 months. Tiger Woods’ total earnings dropped $16 million from last year to $59.4 million making him the third highest-paid athlete.
Miami Heat's basketballer Lebron james ranks fourth with $53M.
The figures  include salaries, bonuses, prize money, appearance fees, as well as licensing and endorsement income for the 12 months between June 2011 and June 2012 .

Top Ten Highest -Paid Athletes

1.  Floyd Mayweather - $85M
2.  Manny Pacquiao - $62M
3.  Tiger wood - $59.4M
4.  Lebron james - $53 M
5.  Roger Federer - $52.7M
6.  Kobe Bryant - $52.3M
7.  Phil Mikelson- $47.8M
8.  David Beckam - $46 M
9.  Christian Ronaldo - $42.5M
10.Peyton Manning - $42.4M

Mindcare at 20-06-2012 12:20AM (7 years ago)
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You want us to start thinking about wealth huh?
malvin2525 at 20-06-2012 05:50AM (7 years ago)
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 Lips Sealed
crusifixo at 20-06-2012 06:45AM (7 years ago)
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MONEY................. Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
Neglito at 20-06-2012 06:50AM (7 years ago)
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No 11.  NEGLITO- $40.5M
denmal at 20-06-2012 07:11AM (7 years ago)
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denmal N56
chicco77 at 20-06-2012 08:14AM (7 years ago)
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 Huh? Huh?
ebonypride at 20-06-2012 08:23AM (7 years ago)
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ok oo can i have some cash out of this huge money? other wise whats my own there
lanudja at 20-06-2012 08:27AM (7 years ago)
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He don come out frm jail?
Bettygirls at 20-06-2012 08:54AM (7 years ago)
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ZION7ZION at 20-06-2012 09:01AM (7 years ago)
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Quote from: Neglito on 20-06-2012 06:50AM
No 11.  NEGLITO- $40.5M

MONOPOLY Game Money, i guess Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
jerrycee at 20-06-2012 09:08AM (7 years ago)
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People dey hia dey chop plenty moni while boys hia are earning penny.  Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry
yvonneobas at 20-06-2012 09:23AM (7 years ago)
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Na soooo
ExpertTbright at 20-06-2012 09:47AM (7 years ago)
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Naijapals which position i dey now pls tell them say rolling dollar pikin dey here dey never count my networth TOOMUCH MONEY i no dey shout.

verah at 20-06-2012 09:59AM (7 years ago)
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mine is 500trillion per month i wok wit bokoharam  Lips Sealed Lips Sealed Lips Sealed Lips Sealed Lips Sealed   Grin Grin Grin Grin

melodyable at 20-06-2012 10:22AM (7 years ago)
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utomilan at 20-06-2012 10:36AM (7 years ago)
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poster what of me now. i suppose dey among the list abeg. 
sonjohn994 at 20-06-2012 10:40AM (7 years ago)
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 i no get share for the money ,so he no concern me
Idbabe at 20-06-2012 10:47AM (7 years ago)
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When will u come and count my own money?
harryvic at 20-06-2012 10:49AM (7 years ago)
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