In this article, we are going to discuss some fascinating information about the life of famous MMA fighter Conor McGregor, including his age, height, weight, relationship status, family, and net worth. So, read on till the conclusion for more information.
Who is Conor McGregor?
Conor McGregor is an Irish MMA fighter who competes professionally in the UFC. McGregor is the UFC Lightweight Champion and a current member of the organisation. He was once the UFC’s featherweight champion.
Only three fighters in UFC history have won titles in several weight divisions, and McGregor is one of them. Additionally, he made his professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather lately, which made headlines.
|Birth||July 14, 1988, in Dublin, Ireland|
|Profession||Mixed Martial Artist|
|Age||34 years old|
Early Life of Conor McGregor
Conor McGregor was born on July 14, 1988, in Dublin, Ireland. He was raised in Crumlin and went to Coláiste de hÍde in Tallaght for his education.
Here, Conor’s love for the activity started to blossom. McGregor first developed an interest in fighting after being a huge soccer fan. When he was 12 years old, he began boxing at Crumlin Boxing Club.
Conor was raised in a working-class family and began an apprenticeship in plumbing after finishing school. He also began training mixed martial arts at this time with Tom Egan, a new acquaintance and future UFC competitor.
Conor McGregor’s Career
When Conor was 18 years old, he made his MMA debut, and his mixed martial arts career officially began. He defeated Kieran Campbell in his first amateur fight by TKO, and Irish Cage of Truth Promotions signed him as a result. His professional fighting career officially began at this point.
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Before receiving a deal to compete in the UFC, McGregor battled professionally for five years. 2013 saw him defeat Marcus Brimage in his UFC debut, which he won.
Being one of just three fighters to have won titles in several weight classes since then, McGregor has grown to be a true UFC phenomenon. And he is currently the richest MMA fighter in the world following a huge payment in 2017 for his professional boxing debut against Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather.
Mcgregor has devoted his entire professional life to perfecting his craft and expanding his skill set. Visit our fitness website, Jacked Gorilla, to view Conor Mcgregor’s exercise programme.
What is Conor McGregor’s Net Worth?
According to sportskeeda.com, Conor McGregor has an estimated net worth of $200 Million as of September 2022. He made $47 million between June 2018 and June 2019.
His money came from selling Irish whiskey maker Proper 12 for $150 million (£112 million) last year.
Averaging between £20 and £25 million per fight, McGregor is noted for selling four of the top five most popular UFC pay-per-view events.
Conor McGregor’s Earnings from Fighting Career
When Conor faced Chad Mendes at UFC 189 on July 11, 2015, he won $5 million. On December 11, 2015, Conor won a $12 million fight against Jose Aldo. The UFC 196 winner, Conor McGregor, reportedly received at least $10 million and possibly $15 million for defeating Nate Diaz.
\To fight Nate Diaz again, he allegedly got $25 million. In November 2016, he beat Eddie Alvarez for $7 million. In October 2018, he beat Khabib Nurmagomedov and won an estimated $50 million.
On August 26, 2017, Conor McGregor fought unbeaten champion, Floyd Mayweather, in the boxing ring. With 4.3 million sales, it was one of the most lucrative PPV events ever. Guarantees, product royalties, concessions, and incentives earned Conor an estimated $100 million.
If Conor lost half of his revenues to taxes, his net worth after the Floyd fight is $85 million. Between June 2017 and June 2018, Conor earned roughly $14 million from sponsorships with brands like Burger King, Beats by Dre, and Anheuser-Busch.
If Conor had defeated Mayweather, it would have set up a rematch where Conor might have won another huge payday. It’s possible he requested at least half of a future battle’s pay. That would have been a $200-300 million payoff.
On September 20, 2018, Conor McGregor announced an eight-fight deal with the UFC. The terms of the deal were not announced, although it is likely worth at least $200 million.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Conor McGregor Got Retirement From UFC Career?
With his new whiskey line, Proper 12, Conor McGregor announced his retirement from MMA competition in a cryptic tweet on March 25, 2019. If he truly retires from boxing, he will have earned roughly $235 million.
How tall is Conor McGregor?
Conor McGregor is 175 centimetres tall. The MMA fighter weighs 155 lb (70 kg). Conor is 42.5-23.3-16 inches tall. Conor has dark brown hair and brown eyes.