Conor McGregor Net Worth
Conor McGregor net worth: Conor McGregor is an Irish professional fighter who has a net worth of $35 million. Conor McGregor is best known for competing in the featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is also the former Cage Warriors Featherweight and Lightweight champion. McGregor was born in Dublin, Ireland and worked as a plumber before 2008 when he began his career as a Mixed Martial Artist. A year later, he attended UFC 93 and worked to build his career in the UFC ever since. McGregor was originally trained in boxing and went on to train under John Kavanagh, the first Irish person to achieve a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and his team at SBG Ireland. He has also trained in Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Capoeira, and Kickboxing prior to competing in professional MMA. In February 2013, the UFC announced that they had signed McGregor to a multi-fight contract. He is the second fighter from the Republic of Ireland to fight for the company, following welterweight Tom Egan. McGregor made his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage on April 6, 2013 and was successful in his first bout, winning via TKO just over a minute into the first round. The win also earned McGregor his first Knockout of the Night award. McGregor is a wide-stance striker who has also successfully developed a wide range of other combat forms to succeed and rise into the top 10. Some say his most effective move is his fast straight arm left jab. McGregor has had an amazing rise for a foreign born UFC fighter. He and his long term girlfriend, Dee Devlin, are widely recognized in Ireland, there are even large murals of him painted on O'Connell Street. On December 11th, 2015, Conor earned a reported $12 million defeating Jose Aldo in 13 seconds. On March 5, 2016, Conor reportedly earned a minimum of $10 million, and perhaps as much as $15 million when he fought Nate Diaz at UFC 196. He reportedly earned $25 million when he fought Nate Diaz again at UFC 202.