Mayweather still world’s highest-paid athlete; Pacquiao 2nd on list »

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (left) and Manny Pacquiao. APF FILE PHOTO

After winning his megabuck bout with Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao, undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. maintained his stature as the world’s highest-paid athlete according to the annual list of ESPN. In a report by the international sports network, Mayweather was said to have earned $6 million per minute during his record-breaking welterweight unification fight against Pacquiao last May 2 (May 3, Manila time), bolstering his earnings to the top…

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Mayweather wins $800,000 in gambling »

Floyd Mayweather Jr.  AP PHOTO

He's not called "Money" for measly reasons. When Floyd Mayweather Jr. spends money, he gets his money back. During the weekend, the boxing welterweight champion earned $827,000 betting on the NBA Playoffs and the fight between middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and Willy Monroe. Mayweather posted on Instagram his wages where he bet $350,000 on a four-day period. "The last four days have been great. I'm getting paid while watching others perform and entertain me." Mayweather…

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Roger Mayweather wants nephew Floyd to fight Pacquiao anew »

WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) works out with his uncle Roger Mayweather at the Mayweather Boxing Club on April 14, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather Jr. will face WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in a unification bout on May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. AFP PHOTO / JOHN GURZINSKI

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Could a rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. happen? Trainer Roger Mayweather certainly hopes so. Talking to, the older Mayweather said both his nephew and Pacquiao should be at a 100 percent for the rematch if ever a sequel to the “Fight of the Century” actually happens. READ: No rematch as Pacquiao won’t ever beat Mayweather anyway, says Floyd Sr. “If you’re going to give the fans a hundred percent of…

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