|Net Worth:||$200 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jul 14, 1988 (32 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)|
|Profession:||Mixed Martial Artist|
|Nationality:||Republic of Ireland|
Conor McGregor, an Irish professional fighter, has a net worth in excess of $200 million. This net worth includes Conor’s roughly $100 million payoffs from Floyd Mayweather’s August 2017 fight, his $50 million fight against Khabib, and an estimated $200 million in pretax earnings from Proper No. 2’s April 2021 sale. Twelve
We currently estimate that his career earnings as a fighter are $235 million. Continue reading to see every Conor McGregor payday. Conor McGregor earned $47 Million from salary, purses, and endorsements between June 2018 and June 2019.
Conor Anthony McGregor was conceived in Crumlin (Ireland) on July 14, 1988. He excelled in sports as a child, particularly soccer. At the age of 12, he began boxing training. Conor started a plumbing apprenticeship in 2006 at age 17. This was the job that Tom Egan introduced Conor to UFC. McGregor and Egan soon began to train together.
McGregor began his training in boxing, but he went on to train with John Kavanagh (the first Irish person to earn a black belt for Brazilian Jiu-jitsu) and his team at SBG Ireland. Before he entered professional MMA, he trained in Tae Kwon Do and Capoeira.
UFC Conor, at the age of 18 years old, made his amateur MMA debut. Conor won his first match by TKO in round one. Conor was in serious financial trouble just weeks before his MMA debut. He was living on welfare in Ireland, collecting $235 per week in government assistance checks.
McGregor was signed to a multi-fight contract by the UFC in February 2013. McGregor was the second Irish fighter to be signed to a multi-fight contract by the UFC, after Tom Egan (welterweight). McGregor defeated Marcus Brimage in McGregor’s UFC debut on April 6, 2013. He won via TKO less than a minute into his first round. McGregor was also awarded the Knockout Award of the Night for his win.
McGregor is a striking wide-stance fighter who has developed many other forms of combat to help him succeed. McGregor’s most powerful move is the fast straight arm left jab. McGregor’s rise was remarkable for an UFC fighter born in another country.
Conor McGregor Net Worth – The UFC’s Biggest Paydays:
Conor won $5 million against Chad Mendes in UFC 189 on July 11, 2015. Conor won a fight against Jose Aldo on December 11, 2015 for $12 million. Conor reportedly earned at least $10 million and possibly as high as $15 million in his fight against Nate Diaz at UFC 196 on March 5, 2016. According to reports, he earned $25 million again when he fought Nate Diaz at UFC 202. He was estimated to have earned $7 million fighting Eddie Alvarez in November 2016. In October 2018, he was estimated to have earned $50 million fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov.
To date, UFC has earned approximately $1.5 billion $115 Million(includes $50 Million Khabib payday).
Conor defeated Donald Cerrone on January 18, 2020 in his eagerly awaited return to the UFC. Conor was given $5 million to fight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, which is a new record for the UFC. In interviews, he stated that his earnings from Cerrone fight could reach $80 million if Pay Per View sales are good. Cerrone was guaranteed to appear at the fight if he earned $2 million.
Conor was defeated by Dustin Poirier on January 23, 2021. Conor received $5 million as a guarantee. Conor lost another match against Khabib Nurmagomedov, effectively costing him a huge future payday.
Floyd Mayweather’s Fight and Earnings:
Conor changed from MMA to boxing when he took on undefeated Floyd Mayweather. This fight generated 4.3 million viewers and was one of the most profitable PPV events ever. Conor was able to earn an estimated $100 million from guarantees, merchandise royalties and bonuses. Conor’s net worth after Floyd was over $100 million, assuming he lost approximately 50% to taxes.
Conor earned approximately $14 million in endorsements from companies such as Burger King, Beats by Dre, and Anheuser-Busch between June 2017 and June 2018.
Conor would have won Mayweather’s fight if he had. That would have opened the door to a rematch in which Conor could have a huge payday. It is reasonable to suppose that he could have at least 50% of future fight revenue. This would theoretically have led to a $200-$300million payday.
Conor Announced on September 20, 2018, that he had signed an eight-fight contract with the UFC. Although the terms of the deal have not been disclosed, it is likely that it will be worth at least $200million on the very low end.
Conor posted a cryptic tweet on March 25, 2019, in which he stated that he was retiring from MMA fighting and would instead focus solely on his new ventures, such as his Proper 12 whiskey brand. He can retire with approximately $200,000 if he truly is done fighting.$235 million in total career earnings