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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao vs. Floyd “Pretty Boy” Mayweather Jr: Topped World highest paid athletes in 2012

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Not only from pound-for-pound ranking and who is the best boxer, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather rivalry takes place. 

In Forbes list of 100 highest-paid athletes in the world between 2011 and 2012, Mayweather topped the list while Pacquiao came in at number two.

Mayweather Jr. beat Pacquiao in salary/winnings, even though Pacquiao had earnings from endorsement that totaled $6 million. The Filipino boxing icon, endorsement came from Monster Energy Drink, Hennessy, HP and Nike. 

Mayweather had no endorsement at all in the period specified in this list but had overall salary/winnings of USD 86 million.

Here are the top 10 athletes from Forbes list out of 100. 

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Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Salary/Winnings: $85 million

Endorsement: $0

Sport: Boxing

Age: 35

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2 Manny Pacquiao

Salary/winnings: $56 million

Sport: Boxing

Endorsement: $6 million

Age: 33

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3 Tiger Woods

Salary/winnings: $4.4 million

Endorsement: $55 million (Nike)

Sport: Golf

Age: 36

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4 LeBron James

Salary/winnings: $13 million

Endorsement: $40 million

Sport: Basketball

Age: 27

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5 Roger Federer

Salary/winnings: $7.7 million

Endorsement: $45 million

Sport: Tennis

Age: 30

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6 Kobe Bryant

7 Phil Mickelson

8 David Beckham

9 Cristiano Ronaldo

10 Peyton Manning

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