They call Floyd Mayweather, Jr. "Money May" for a reason. According to a new Forbes list that counts down the world's 100 highest-paid athletes, the boxer made $85 million in 2012, making him the highest-paid athlete in the world right now. His rival Manny Pacquiao came in second with $62 million in earnings. Tiger Woods finished third with $59.4 million. LeBron James scored a fourth-place finish with $53 million. And, Roger Federer rounded out the top-five with $52.7 million.

To see the rest of the list, head over here. And then go tell your kid (or, hell, any kid!) to hit the heavy bag. Boxing might not be as strong of a sport as it used to be. But, it's clearly still paying top dollar.

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[via Forbes]