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The biggest names in sports pay top dollar for homes that feature everything they need to relax off the court, field, or ring.?

From Manny Pacquiao’s new $12 million pad to Kobe Bryant’s Orange County mansion ? complete with a hair salon and shark tank ? it’s safe to say that these sports titans truly live in the lap of luxury.?

We estimated the approximate current value of each house by looking at recent sales and public assessors’ records, and speaking to expert realtors and appraisers in these homes’ markets.?

30. Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s Las Vegas getaway

Boxer

Estimated value: $3.6 million

Mayweather’s mansion in the middle of the Las Vegas desert has 24-foot ceilings, crystal chandeliers, walls covered in red silk and textured glass, and every luxury imaginable. Its two-story movie theater, touch-screen video games affixed to the kitchen counter, golf course, and wet bar make it the perfect place to rejuvenate between fights.

He listed the “half Bellagio and half Caesar’s Palace”-style home for $3.45 million in 2013 ? the highest list price ever placed on it ? but withdrew it in February of last year, according to Las Vegas real estate expert Joe Herrera, co-founder of The Joe Taylor Group. With a 600-square-foot walk-in closet and space for his fleet of sports cars, we can’t imagine why he’d ever want to leave.

To estimate the approximate current value of the homes, we looked at recent sales and public assessors’ records, and we spoke to expert realtors and appraisers in these homes’ markets.

29. Maria Sharapova’s Manhattan Beach abode

Tennis player

Estimated value: $4.1 million

Little is known about the place second-ranked tennis player Maria Sharapova calls home.

In 2013 she swapped out her Manhattan Beach, California, mansion for a quaint, $4.1 million oceanview property in the Hill section. She’s a pillar of the M.B. community, having trained there for years and been awarded the key to the city in 2012.

Her other home, a Mediterranean-style home in Longboat Key, Florida ? valued at $1.2 million ? offers four bedrooms, a swimming pool, and a boat dock. She reportedly bought it with her winnings just before her 20th birthday.?

To estimate the approximate current value of the homes, we looked at recent sales and public assessors’ records, and we spoke to expert realtors and appraisers in these homes’ markets.

28. Rory McIlroy’s Florida paradise

Golfer

Estimated value: $5.2 million

In Rory McIlroy’s 15,000-square-foot home in Jupiter, Florida, there’s more than enough space for the 25-year-old golf champion to entertain. The estate holds six bedrooms and nine bathrooms, along with a game room, private gym, and, of course, a putting green. It was purchased in 2012 for $9.5 million, but it’s currently appraised for about $5.2 million.

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