Forbes said that its rankings have "long been testosterone-heavy", but added that "there has always been at least one female athlete, and as many as three, who qualified since the list was expanded to at least 50 names in 2010". The former UFC champ checks in at number four on the list with a salary of $85 million for the year and endorsements totaling $14 million.
He is also the only Indian sportsperson to be featured by Forbes.
Mayweather, Ronaldo and Tiger Woods are the only three athletes to have topped the list over the past 18 years, Forbes said.
"There are two drivers of income for athletes, the amount they get paid and the endorsements that they have", said Jon Long, UK managing director of sports marketing research firm Nielsen Sports.
Of his United States dollars 24m earnings, 20m are estimated to be from endorsements, while the remaining 4m come from his salary.
The Forbes list factored in prize cash, salaries and bonuses earned between June 1, 2017 and this past June 1.
History awaits Hamilton in Montreal After leading all three practice sessions, Max Verstappen will start third in his Red Bull, alongside Hamilton. Scorching the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve with the fastest times of the day will have that effect on a driver .
Golden State Warriors Win NBA Championship, Beat Cavs 108-85 That series, one the Warriors led 3-1, changed when they couldn't finish the job while being presented with serious adversity. LeBron James put up 23 points, eight assists and seven rebounds, but took just 13 shots and turned the ball over six times .
Roberto Firmino says he wants Alisson to join Liverpool He said: "Every once in a while, I give him a pinch to come to Liverpool to helps us and such, but it's with his agents. Liverpool are not interested in signing Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy this summer, according to Goal .
FC Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi ranked second on the list at $111 million.
U.S. boxer Floyd Mayweather has re-claimed the crown of the world's top earning athlete, but no women, or Australians, made the list.
Ireland's Conor McGregor was the fourth highest paid athlete in the world in 2017. There are 22 different countries represented in the top 100.
Brazil and Paris St Germain star Neymar joins Messi and Ronaldo in the top five. The top 100 earned Dollars 3.8 billion, a 23 per cent jump over past year.
The top 100 has an global flavour with athletes from 22 countries, but Americans dominate the action with 66 making the cut thanks to sky-high salaries in baseball, basketball and football.
The latter's launch is far more limited, however, with Android users having first crack at the game's "pre-alpha" test version . More so when you consider that EA doesn't really have any big games slated for that time of the year.
Developed by Jo-Mei, the game follows a character named Kay who is transformed into a monster after suffering from loneliness. Luckily she is surrounded by an ocean full of creatures just like her, creatures that may hold the key to changing her back.
He paid tribute to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who is pro-unification, for bringing the unconventional leaders together. During a press conference this week, Trump also suggested that he could invite Kim to the US if the June 12 summit goes well.
He needed two days to get it done after rain suspended play on Thursday when they were locked in the first-set tiebreaker. That crucial early juncture altered the course of things, though. "I just enjoy the fact that I am here again".
On the flip side: James, as a singular force, is doing more than he has ever had to do for one team on this stage. Excluding Houston's other free agents, re-signing just Paul and Capela easily puts Houston over the cap.
Like past year , I feel Halep will make an excellent start to the match but when it gets tight, she might just falter. Stephens slowed down and Halep turned up the heat with an intensity that led to her first Grand Slam title.
Gardner cut a deal with Trump to support the bill after a showdown over Justice Department nominees. "It's really about money". Phil Murphy and state lawmakers on whether to make New Jersey the ninth state to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
Here's the information you need to watch tonight's Warriors vs Cavaliers Game 4 on TV or online including the start time . He finished his remarkable playoff run by scoring 23 points, pulling down seven rebounds and dishing off eight assists.
Yahoo Messenger is getting killed off in July
Today, it looks hopelessly outdated next to newer, more popular apps such as WhatsApp , Facebook Messenger , Snapchat and others. In other words: Yahoo Messenger's backend is shut down at that time so that connections are not longer supported.
Justify chases Triple Crown history in Belmont Stakes
His story grew more complicated the next morning when he looked uncomfortable putting pressure on a bruised left hind heel. It may seem like those last few Derby finishers are just going to be also-rans, but anything can happen in horse racing.
Santa Rosa woman survives bison attack
Frank said the park can't say with certainty if the number of wildlife injuries has necessarily gone up or down in recent years. The National Parks Conservation Association said diverse sides should be represented when it comes to places like Yellowstone.
U.S. reaches deal with China's ZTE, commerce secretary says
The announcement boosted shares in United States component makers including Acacia Communications, Oclaro and Lumentum Holdings. The company will also have to keep a team of "compliance coordinators" for the next 10 years, which will be selected by the DoC.
Trump won’t invite NBA champions to visit White House
"No, I didn't invite LeBron James , and I didn't invite Steph Curry ". "I think we'll have the Caps", Trump said. Trump has lashed out at NFL players who kneel in protest during the national anthem before games.
30000 more votes to be counted in local election
While Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones will undoubtedly come in first place, his percentage of the total votes casts could change. When you head into the voting booth, you can mark an X for your preferred candidate or you can decline the ballot.
Trump demands end to 'unfair' trade after G7 summit
Then he pulled the USA out of the Paris accord the following week. "And they understand it's going to happen", Trump said . German Chancellor Angela Merkel said earlier that Russia's return to the club was out of the question.