Conor McGregor is a popular Irish mixed martial arts fighter and he is known for his great skills. He has won various fighting championships against Floyd Mayweather and others. His fight against Khabib has been the most impressive one. Conor has become one of the best mixed martial artists of all time. He has made many records that many other competitors did not have.
He is the first Irish person who has received a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Conor has played effortlessly for the team at SBG Ireland. If this isn’t enough he has also trained in Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Capoeira, and Kickboxing. He is still a very young player who has achieved a lot during his career. Here is all you need to know about this famous mixed martial artist.
Early Life and Bio
Conor Anthony McGregor was born on July 14, 1988, in Crumlin, Ireland. During his childhood, he excelled at all sports activities. Soccer has been his most favorite game. When he turned 12 he started training at a boxing club to polish his martial arts skills. In 2006 Conor started working as a plumbing apprenticeship. When he was 17 his family was struggling financially. While doing this job he was introduced to the UCF fighter Tom Egan. Egan and his fellow friend McGregor began training together. They both started training for boxing but his training under John Kavanagh helped him polish his skills. He is 32 years old currently while his height is five feet and eight inches.
Career At UFC
Conor started his career with MMA at the age of 18. The winning spree in his career started with a match by TKO in the first round. However, at that time he was going through a lot of financial struggles. He was taking assistance from the Government in Ireland. Conor was getting about $235 per week with some important checks. UFC made an official announcement that they want to sign up with McGregor. The multi-fight contract was a turning point in his career. By the time he was also getting a lot of help from fellow welterweight Tom Egan. He made his UFC debut by playing against Marcus Brimage.
If this isn’t enough he also won this round making a record. The win also helped him earn his first Knockout of the Night award. You will not be surprised to know that he is a wide-stance striker. He has created a huge range for himself that helps him combat his competitors. Even at this young age, he has entered the top 10 list of martial artists. One of his most effective moves is his fast straight arm left jab. He has also got an amazing rise even though he is a foreign-born UFC fighter.
The total net worth of Conor happens to be around $120 Million. He is one of the richest martial artists and has won many records. His fight against Floyd Mayweather helped him earn $50 million. During 2018-2019 he earned $47 million from his yearly salary, contracts, and endorsements. He leads a luxurious lifestyle and loves to stay active on social media for his fans.