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McGregor is first MMA fighter on Forbes' highest-paid athletes list

Jun 13, 2016 - 5:00 PM

The 27 year old Irishman who reportedly earned 22 million from June 2015 to June 2016 takes the No 85 spot on the list

AMONG HIGHEST PAID. Conor McGregor becomes the first MMA fighter to make Forbes' highest-paid athletes list. File photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images/AFP

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UFC champ Ronda Rousey enters Forbes’ list

Aug 13, 2015 - 1:02 PM

Ronda Rousey earns 6 5M from June 2014 June 2015 This excludes earnings from her recent fights with Bethe Correia and Cat Zingano

Mayweather, Pacquiao top Forbes highest paid athletes list

Jun 11, 2015 - 1:36 PM

The risks of boxing paid off for Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather in the last 12 months as they rake in more money than any other athletes

Floyd Mayweather Jr (L) and Manny Pacquiao (R) had very good years financially. Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP