Top 8 World’s Highest Paid Athletes

Floyd Mayweather

1. Floyd Mayweather – $210 Million
Ranked the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world, undefeated Floyd Mayweather, Jr., has literally fought his way to the top, winning 10 world titles and the lineal championship in four separate weight classes. In September 2013, his fight against Canelo Alvarez set records for its pay per view gross of $150 million, its live gate of $20 million and its total revenue intake of over $200 million. Mayweather recently announced a September rematch with Marcos Maidana, who severely challenged Mayweather in May.