According to Forbes' 2018 list of the world's 100 highest-paid athletes - that includes all earnings from June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2018 - Mayweather took the top spot by an incredibly wide margin. Mayweather reclaimed his place at the top of the list with $285 mn, Messi was at no. 2 with $111 mn, and Ronaldo third with $108 million.
Forbes used salary and bonus data between June 1, 2017 and June 1, 2018 to create the list.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo was the highest paid athlete the two previous years.
Argentina star Messi narrowly surpassed Ronaldo after signing a new contract at Barcelona, but the Portuguese, Mayweather and golfer Tiger Woods, this year ranked 16th, remained the only three to top the best-paid list during the past 18 years.
United States boxer Floyd Mayweather has re-claimed the crown of the world's top earning athlete, but no women, or Australians, made the list. Baseball (14 athletes), Soccer (9), Golf (5), boxing, tennis (4 each) and racing (3) also landed multiple stars in the top 100.
This year 40 National Basketball Association players made the cut in Forbes' annual look at the world's 100 highest-paid athletes, breaking the record of 32 set last year by hoopsters.
NBA star LeBron James is the highest-paid basketball player to feature on the list, coming in at sixth rank with total earnings of $112 million, just ahead of Roger Federer, who earned $102 million.
The top 100 athletes earned a total of US$3.8bn, up 23% from past year, Forbes said.
The top 100 has an worldwide 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.
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Spanish opposition leader expected to oust PM Mariano Rajoy
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