Top 10 Richest Athlete Around the World
29 Jul 2015
- Floyd Mayweather – Boxing
Total Earnings – $300 million
Floyd Mayweather has held on to his top position from last year among the World’s richest athletes. His bout last May 2nd against Pacquiao was the fifth bout in the 30 months, 6 fight deal Mayweather signed with Showtime in 2013. This fight had an estimated gross more than $600 million.
Mayweather with $300 million has broken the record for athlete earnings. The previous highest was that of Tiger Woods in 2008 when he earned a whopping $115 million. Ahead of his May bout against Pacquiao, Mayweather inked deals with Hublot. With 48-0 winning streak, Floyd Mayweather plans to retire after his sixth and final fight in September
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