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Conor McGregor Net Worth, Fighting Career, Biography And Other Details

Conor McGregor a professional fighter who is from Ireland. Conor is one of the richest fighters in the world and earns around $100 million paydays. Conor won against Floyd Mayweather and earned $50 million. As of 2020 Conor’s we estimate estimated career earnings amount to $ 235 million.

Early Life

The real name of the fighter is Conor Anthony McGregor. He was born on July 14, 1988, in Crumlin, Ireland. He excelled at sports when he was a child and was good at playing soccer. When he turned 12 he started training at a boxing club. When he turned 17, Conor participated in an apprenticeship. He got acquainted with the sport of UFC through a fighter friend Tom Egan. Egan and McGregor started to train together soon. McGregor was trained as a boxer and was trained under John Kavanagh. He is the first Irish boxer who has achieved a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

UFC Career


Conor made his debut in MMA when he was just 18. He became a winner in his debut match and won in the first round. After a few weeks of his MMA debut, Conor was poor and was dependent on welfare in Ireland. He collected  $235 per week in the form of assistance checks.

In February 2013, the UFC made an announcement that McGregor has signed with them as a fighter. He was the second fighter who belonged to Ireland and who was going to fight with the company. McGregor debuted in UFC and his first fight was against Marcus Brimage. He beat him in his first bout and won via TKO in the first round. It was McGregor’s first Knockout win of the Night award.

McGregor has successfully been developing a wide range of fighting combat forms and has succeeded to rise into the top 10. His most impressive and effective move is a fast straight arm left jab.

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Conor McGregor Net Worth- The Biggest UFC Paydays

Conor McGregor has a net worth of $120 million. In, 2015, Conor earned $5 million after defeating Chad Mendes at UFC 189. Conor reportedly earned $12 million after he won a fight against Jose Aldo in 13 seconds. Conor earned a big amount of $10 million, and $15 million when he won against Nate Diaz at UFC 196. He earned $7 after winning against Eddie Alvarez and $50 million after fighting against Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2018.

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Conor Mcgregor Fight and Earnings

Conor changed his team and moved from the MMA cage and made a career change towards the boxing ring. He had a face-off with the undefeated champion Floyd Mayweather. The boxing fights were one of the most competitive and lucrative PPV events and generated 4.3 million buys. At Conor earned around $100 million and his earning was due to merchandise royalties, concessions, and bonuses. If Conor loses his 50% earnings to taxes, then he is left with a net worth of $85 million after he fought against Floyd’s fight. Conor earned $14 million from endorsements when he signed deals with Burger King, Beats by Dre, and Anheuser-Busch.

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