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UFC fighters fail to make Forbes list of world's 'Top 100 Highest-Paid Athletes'

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor may be banking the big bucks in the mixed martial arts (MMA) world, but when it comes to sports in general, they still can't crack the top 100.

This guy probably isn't surprised.

That's according to Forbes' list of "Top 100 Highest-Paid Athletes in the World," which revealed that, not only did I pick the wrong career, but also that mixed martial arts (MMA) paychecks still have a long way to go before they catch up to the rest of the sports world.

Check out the top 10 high rollers (via Bloody Elbow):

1. Floyd Mayweather (boxing) - 300 million
2. Manny Pacquiao (boxing) - 160 million
3. Cristiano Ronaldo (soccer) - 79.6 million
4. Lionel Messi (soccer) - 73.8 million
5. Roger Federer (tennis) - 67 million
6. Lebron James (basketball)- 64.8 million
7. Kevin Durant (basketball) - 54.2 million
8. Phil Mickelson (golf) - 50.8 million
9. Tiger Woods (golf) - 50.6 million
10. Kobe Bryant (basketball) - 49.5 million

And nobody cares about soccer, right Dana White?

James Harden -- guard for the NBA's Houston Rockets -- rounded out the list at 100 with a salary of $18.8 million.

Of course, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) queen bee, Ronda Rousey, did crack the Forbes list for top-10 paid female athletes with earnings of $6.5 million between June 1, 2014, and June 1, 2015, but fell short of debuting on this prestigious list.

Then again, as she continues to bring in the numbers and blue chip sponsors, she could very well makes the top 100 in the near future.

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