Floyd Mayweather tops Manny Pacquiao in dominant athlete list

ESPN magazine ranks Floyd Mayweather Jr. at number eight on its list of the most dominant athletes of the past 20 years.

ESPN will air “Dominant 20” on Thursday night at 9 pm, Eastern time of the United States. Mayweather is one of the two fighters on the list, eleven places ahead of Manny Pacquiao.

Mayweather, 41, retired last year as an undefeated superstar who won world titles in five divisions. Floyd from Grand Rapids, Michigan, earned more than $ 1 billion dollars in his 21-year career.

Floyd (50-0, 27 KOs) officially retired, after beating Connor McGregor, a UFC superstar, whom he TKO’d in the 10th round on Aug. 26 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The ESPN rankings comprise of:

1. Tiger Woods.

2 LeBron James

3. Peyton Manning

4. Jimmie Johnson

5. Roger Federer

6. Annika Sorenstam

7. Michael Schumacher 

8. Floyd Mayweather

9. Marta

10. Usain Bolt


19. Manny Pacquiao