Conor McGregor is an Irish UFC boxer and MMA champion. Currently, he is ranked at the 2nd place for pound in UFC. He is also known as ‘Mystic Mac’ and ‘The Notorious.’ He has an MMA record of winning 21 out of 24 fights, in which 18 were straight up from his Knockouts. Let’s find out how much is Conor McGregor’s net worth in 2018.
Conor McGregor Early Life
Conor Anthony McGregor was born in 1988, 14th July to Margaret and Tony Mcgregor. He was born and raised in Crumlin, Dublin. Conor also has two sisters named Aoife McGregor and Erin McGregor.
He completed his schooling from Colaiste De Hide. He also had a keen interest in playing football. During his teenage years, he used to play for Lourdes Celtic Football Club.
He started boxing at the age of 12.
In 2006, he moved to Lucan, Dublin where he attended Gaelcholáiste Coláiste Cois Life. Later he also earned a plumbing apprenticeship. During this time, he was acquainted with Tom Egan future UFC fighter, and together they started practicing MMA every day.
Conor is a strong believer in Law of Attraction and has often credited most of his success to his way of thinking. He has done several interviews where he can be seen talking about the power of Universe, how imagining his win and his opponent fighting techniques help him practice better.
Conor McGregor Career
Conor McGregor started off his MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) career in 2008. In 2012, he got the much-deserved success after winning Cage Warriors Lightweight and Featherweight Championships.
He started off his career playing in Featherweight and Lightweight Division but now plays only in the later division. In 2016, he also tried his luck in the Welterweight Division.
Conor McGregor plays for the SBG (Straight Blast Gym) Team in Mixed Martial Arts Championships.
He has appeared in 24 MMA fights and has won 21 of them out of which 18 where through knockout.
Conor McGregor has an earned a brown belt under John Kavanagh in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
McGregor is often compared with Floyd Mayweather and has called out him for boxing matches with him. In 2016, he specially obtained a boxing license in order to fight with Mayweather.
However in 2017 Mayweather publicly declared that he would come out of his retirement to have a boxing match with McGregor. It was the most exciting match of the decade, which created a profit of $100 million. Unfortunately, McGregor was defeated by Mayweather. But he was highly praised for standing up in front of Mayweather for so long considering it was his first boxing match.
Awards & Achievements
Conor McGregor has won titles like 2013 ‘MMAInsider.net Fight of the Year,’ 2014 ‘VIP Style Award for Most Stylish Man,’ 2014 ‘Sherdog Breakthrough Fighter of the Year’, 2014 and 2016 ‘International Fighter of the Year’, and 2016 ‘Best Fighter ESPY Award.’
Net Worth of Conor McGregor
Conor McGregor has an estimated net worth of over $115 million. He makes most of his fortune through his regular salary at UFC and by fighting matches. He also makes millions through his magazine covers and endorsement deals. His match with Mayweather this year alone, helped him make millions.
Conor McGregor is without a doubt one of the most popular and respected MMA fighters in the world. He has defeated some of the biggest champions of the world the world, proving his power as well as worth. He is one the most Googled boxer on the planet whose matches are viewed again and again by his fans. He might have lost his match with Mayweather this year, but he has definitely won in monetary value and has become the Highest-Paid athlete in the world.