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Who were the highest-paid athletes over the last year?

It was billed as the Fight of the Century and, while it's debatable whether it lived up to that in sporting terms, it certainly delivered for the bank balances of the two men involved.

In Forbes' annual list of the highest-paid athletes of the last 12 months, the two warriors Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio came out punching with a classic one-two: Mayweather triumphing once again with $300m, compared to Manny's $160m, which at least must have been some comfort after being outpointed in Las Vegas in May.

Discover who else made the top 10 - and how they did it - by viewing the gallery below.

(Images: Getty)

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