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WJLA, June 19, 2012

PHOTOS: Top 10 highest paid athletes

Boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. has knocked out golfer Tiger Woods to become the highest-paid athlete in the world, according to a new list from Forbes.com. Mayweather, who is currently serving a 90-day jail sentence in Clark County, Nev., for domestic violence, made $85 million in 2011. See the entire list here.

# 9 Cristiano Ronaldo: $42.5 million