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Conor McGregor: Net Worth, Salary and Endorsements.

MMA fighter Conor McGregor is worth an estimated $200 million. In addition to the $100 million he earned from his fight with Floyd Mayweather, the $50 million he earned from his fight with Khabib, and an estimated $200 million pre-tax earnings from the sale of his whiskey brand Proper No. Twelve, Conor has a net worth of approximately $400 million as of this writing.

Conor McGregor

An estimated $235 million is his total career earnings from fighting as of this writing. To see how much money Conor McGregor has made throughout the years, check out the table below. Conor earned $47 million in salary, purses, and endorsements between June 2018 and June 2019.

Early Life

Conor’s Early Years On July 14, 1988, Anthony McGregor was born in Crumlin, Ireland. He was an excellent soccer player as a boy, but at the age of 12 he started training in boxing. Conor started his plumbing apprenticeship in 2006, when he was only 17 years old. His introduction to UFC came about as a result of working with Tom Egan, a professional UFC competitor. Soon after, Egan and McGregor started training together as well.

John Kavanagh, the first Irish black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and his crew at SBG Ireland were McGregor’s initial training partners. Prior to fighting in professional MMA, he trained in Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Capoeira, and Kickboxing.

An additional 12 months later, at the age of 18, UFC Conor made his MMA debut as an amateur. In his debut, he defeated his opponent through technical knockout in the first round. Conor was living on poverty in Ireland, receiving $235 a week in government aid payments, just weeks before making his MMA debut. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced in February 2013 that they had signed.

Conor McGregor

McGregor to a long-term deal. At the time, he was the second Irish boxer to compete for the organisation, after welterweight Tom Egan, who had previously competed for them. On April 6, 2013, Conor McGregor made his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage. He won by TKO little over a minute into the first round. McGregor’s first Knockout of the Night award was also a result of the victory.

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A wide-stance striker who has also developed a broad variety of other fighting styles, McGregor has risen to the top 10 of MMA fighters. His rapid left jab with a straight arm is recognised by some as his most effective technique. For a foreign-born UFC fighter, Conor McGregor had an incredible climb.

The Biggest UFC Paydays for Conor McGregor

Conor earned $5 million on July 11, 2015, when he beat Chad Mendes in the UFC 189 co-main event. He beat Jose Aldo in 13 seconds on December 11, 2015, for a reputed $12 million. Conor battled Nate Diaz at UFC 196 on March 5, 2016, and he won a minimum of $10 million and perhaps as much as $15 million. The fight against Nate Diaz at UFC 202 supposedly paid him $25 million. Eddie Alvarez’s bout with him in November 2016 won him $7 million. He made an estimated $50 million in October 2018 when he fought Khabib Nurmagomedov. More than $115 million has been earned by UFC thus far, including the $50 million Khabib contract.

On January 18, 2020, Conor McGregor made his long-awaited comeback to the UFC by defeating Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. The fight with Conor McGregor had a guaranteed purse of $5 million, which was a record for the UFC at the time. In interviews, he has said that if Pay-Per-View sales go well, he might make up to $80 million from the bout with Cerrone. Cerrone had a $2 million payday waiting for him if he showed.

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Conor lost against Dustin Poirier on January 23, 2021. Conor was promised $5 million for the second time. Conor’s defeat against Khabib Nurmagomedov essentially lost him a huge payout in the future.

Money Earned by Floyd Mayweather in Fights

On August 26, 2017, Conor fought Floyd Mayweather in a boxing ring for the first time in his career. The bout generated 4.3 million PPV buys, making it one of the most profitable events ever. Between guarantees, royalties from products, concessions, and incentives, Conor made almost $100 million at that level. After the Floyd bout, Conor had a net worth of $85 million if you calculate that he lost roughly 50% of his profits to taxes. Conor’s endorsement deals with firms including Burger King, Beats by Dre, and Anheuser-Busch earned him an additional $14 million between June 2017 and June 2018.

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Mayweather would’ve been set up for another enormous payout if Conor had defeated him (against all odds). The assumption that he would have been able to seek at least 50% of the income from a future battle is plausible. That may have resulted in a payoff of $200 to $300 million. Conor McGregor inked an eight-fight contract with the UFC on September 20th, 2018. The deal’s details haven’t been made public, but it’s safe to assume that it’s valued at the very least $200 million.

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Retirement?

It was on March 25, 2019 when Conor tweeted an enigmatic message in which he claimed to be retiring from MMA combat so that he could concentrate on developing other businesses, such as his Proper 12 whiskey company. A career total of roughly $235 million would be enough for him to retire comfortably.