by Angela Nazworth | July 17, 2012 5:55 pm
Sports Illustrated released its first “Fortunate 50” list that doesn’t feature golfer Tiger Woods at the top.
This year, boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. — who happens to be in jail — grabbed the title of the highest-paid American athlete. Mayweather reeled in $85 million in the past year without endorsements. The five-division world champ made his millions from two world title fights. One against Victor Ortiz and the other against Miguel Cotto.
Here’s a look at the list’s top ten.
You can access the complete list of the Fortunate 50 at SI.com.
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