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Forbes Top 3 Highest Paid Athletes

By: CNN
By: CNN
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There's a reason why his nickname is "money."

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. tops Forbes list of the highest paid athletes.

Mayweather earned $105-million for just 72-minutes of work in the ring in the past year.

Second on the list, is Cristiano Ronaldo, star soccer player for real Madrid and the Portugal national team.

His earnings totaled $80-million.

And NBA star Lebron James is in third place, with more than $72-million in earnings


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