Conor McGregor’s Career Earnings And Net Worth 2021
|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 is a professional Irish fighter with a net worth of around $200 million. Conor McGregor’s pay package includes approximately $100 million for his fight against Floyd Mayweather in August 2017, $50 million from his fight against Khabib in October 2018, and $200 million of pre-tax earnings from his April 2021 sale. Twelve
His career earnings from fighting are estimated at $235 million as of the time this writing. For a breakdown of each Conor McGregor payday, please continue reading. Conor made $47 million in salary, purses, endorsements and other income between June 2018 – June 2019.
Conor Anthony McGregor was birthed in Crumlin, Ireland on July 14, 1988. When he was a kid, he excelled in sports, particularly soccer. He started training with a boxing club at the age of 12. Conor began his plumbing apprenticeship at 17 years old. Tom Egan, a fighter in the UFC introduced Conor to the sport through his plumbing apprenticeship. McGregor and Egan began training soon together.
McGregor started his career in boxing. He then went on to train for John Kavanagh and the SBG Ireland team, who were the first to attain a black belt at Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. Prior to entering professional MMA, he has also been trained in Tae Kwon Do.
UFC Conor’s amateur MMA debut was made one year later, at the tender age of 18. His first match was won by TKO. Conor was barely able to pay $235 per week for government assistance in Ireland just a few weeks prior to his MMA debut.
McGregor was signed by the UFC to a multi-fight contract in February 2013. He was the second Republic of Ireland fighter to fight for UFC after Tom Egan, welterweight. McGregor was successful in his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage, April 6, 2013, and won via TKO after just over one minute. McGregor also won his first Knockout award of the night.
McGregor is a broad-stance striker, but he has also developed numerous other combat forms that have helped him rise to the top 10. His most successful move is perhaps his straight arm left jab. McGregor was an extraordinary UFC fighter, especially for being a foreign-born one.
Conor McGregor Net worth – The UFC’s Most Valuable Paydays
Conor was awarded $5 million for his victory over Chad Mendes at UFC 189 in July 2015. Conor was able to defeat Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds on December 11, 2015. Conor reportedly made at least $10 million on December 11th, 2015 and as high as $15million when he fought Nate Diaz in UFC 196. When he fought Nate Diaz once more at UFC 202, he reportedly earned $25million. He was reported to have earned approximately $7 million from his fight against Eddie Alvarez in November 2016. He was estimated to have earned approximately $50 million fighting Khabib Numagomedov in October 2018.
The total UFC earnings up to now: $115 million(includes $50,000,000 Khabib payday).
Conor defeated Donald Cerrone (Cowboy) in his highly anticipated return to UFC on January 18, 2020. Conor received $5 million guaranteed for the fight, which was a record for UFC to this point. Interviews with him have revealed that if the Pay Per View sales go well then his earnings from the Cerrone fight might reach $80million. Cerrone was guaranteed $2,000,000 to show up.
Conor lost to Dustin Pourier on January 23, 2021. Conor was again guaranteed $5 million. Conor was effectively robbed of a future income by losing another match against Khabib Nürnbergomedov.
Floyd Mayweather fight and Earnings This is
Conor switched to boxing on August 26th, 2017, when he was facing off against Floyd Mayweather, undefeated champion. It was one of the most popular PPV events, generating 4.3million buys. Conor made an estimated $100million between guarantees, merchandise royalties, and bonuses. Conor had a net worth of $85 million if you consider that he lost about 50% of his earnings due to taxes after Floyd’s fight.
Conor also made around $14 million through endorsements with companies such as Burger King and Beats by Dre between June 2017-June 2018.
Conor, despite all odds, would have defeated Mayweather to set up a rematch that could have brought Conor another huge payday. It would not be unreasonable to expect that he would have been allowed to ask for at least 50% of the future fight’s revenue. The theoretical result would have been a payday of $200-$300 million.
Conor revealed that he signed an 8-fight agreement with the UFC on September 20, 2018. It’s not known what the terms of this deal are, but it’s highly likely that it’s at least $200 million.
Conor tweeted on March 25, 2019, a cryptic message in which he said he would be leaving MMA to concentrate solely on new ventures like his Proper 12 whiskey company. If he really is done fighting, he will retire with about $235 million total career earnings