Ranking the Highest-Paid Athletes

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Big Money Makers

This week Forbes magazine released a list of the 100 highest paid athletes in the world, with undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. taking the top spot. In the past year, Mayweather made a whopping $85 million. Keep reading to see where the top 15 African-American and Latino athletes ranked and visit Forbes.com to see the complete list. —Britt Middleton

#1 Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Professional Boxer
Total earnings: $85 million
Salary/winnings: $85 million
Endorsements: $0

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