Floyd Mayweather videoed flaunting heaps of cash

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Being a five-division World Champion, and widely considered as one of the greatest boxers ever to enter the ring, has its perks - especially on a financial level. 

Nicknamed 'Money' it will come as no surprise to you that Floyd Mayweather is a very rich man. Now retired, the 49-0 boxer would be in danger of fading into obscurity, but that's not his style.

On his Instagram page, the 39-year-old has been videoed flaunting a serious amount of cash.


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Stacks of $100 notes are shown orderly laid out on his table, with two larger stacks resting on each knee. 

He poses casually in a bath robe, invested in his phone, seemingly unfazed that there is, what the Mirror estimate to be, $1 million laid out in front of him.

Despite his retirement, Mayweather still earned an eye-watering $44 million in 2016, being named by Forbes as the 54th highest-paid celebrity in the world.

In 2015, Forbes named him as the world's highest-paid athlete, earning $300 million in the calendar year. That's more than double the previous world-record for earnings by an athlete in a single year, which was held by Tiger Woods, who pocketed $115 million in 2008.

Mayweather's boxing career was more lucrative than anything the sport had previously seen. The revenue for all his fights combined reached an estimated $1.3 billion.

You can see the video of Mayweather below.

It's estimated that in the period between his first professional victory over Roberto Apodaca in 1996, and his final bow against Andre Berto 19 years later, Mayweather personally earned $700 million.

To break it down, that's $36.8 million per year, $3.1 million per month, $101k per day, and a staggering $4.2k an hour.

Mayweather is one of the wealthiest sportsmen that has ever lived, and he's determined to remind us all just how wealthy he is.

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