Conor McGregor’s net worth under scrutiny after bold Man Utd ‘offer’

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McGregor is one of the highest paid combat athletes in the world and will look to increase his wealth in his trilogy fight with Poirier

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McGregor vs. Poirier: The Tale of the Cassette

Conor McGregor may not have the money to buy Manchester United, but he’s not missing a penny or two.

The former two-weight UFC champion has suggested he could make an offer for the Old Trafford club amid their disgrace following the European Super League debacle.

And although he has been relatively inactive in recent years, the Irishman remains one of the highest paid combat athletes in the world.

His most recent purse – for his rematch with Dustin Poirier – was $ 5 million, but the bulk of his combat salary will come from pay-per-view figures bringing his total earnings to around 20. million dollars (£ 15 million).

And he’ll likely earn even more in July when he meets Poirier for the third time – with 20,000 fans in Las Vegas producing a multi-million pound door.

Here, we take a look at how McGregor accumulated his wealth …

Conor McGregor’s Net Worth

Overall, his net worth is believed to be between $ 120 million and $ 130 million.

According to Forbes’ most recent breakdown, “The Notorious” was the 53rd highest-earning celebrity in 2020, earning $ 48 million, despite just one fight during the year.

As for the exclusive athlete roster, Forbes pinned McGregor as the 16th highest-paid athlete in the world.

The former featherweight and lightweight champion has said he intends to become a billionaire at the age of 35 – in just three years.

In January 2020, he pocketed £ 2.4million for a round of work after dismantling Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at lightning speed.

From a sporting standpoint, McGregor’s biggest paycheck actually came out of the octagon and inside the boxing ring.








Conor McGregor earned £ 62million from his fight with Floyd Mayweather in 2018
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Despite being defeated by Floyd Mayweather in the 10th round, McGregor earned £ 72million in what was one of the most watched sporting events of 2018.

Taking into account his other sources of income, McGregor’s brand of whiskey, Proper Twelve, was last valued at 200 million euros. In its first year, Proper Whiskey had generated over $ 1 billion in sales.

As with any sports superstar, McGregor’s list of brand recommendations is a thorough read. The Irishman has made deals with Monster Energy Drink and leading headphone brand Beats by Dre as well as fast food giants Burger King.

It also has a $ 5million (£ 3.6million) per year sponsorship deal with Reebok, which was last renewed in 2018.

McGregor’s Millions – What Is He Spending It All For?

Used to a bespoke three-piece suit, McGregor creates as many titles for what he wears as he does for his exploits inside the Octagon.

Whether it’s a Gucci fur coat or a bespoke striped suit, “Notorious” isn’t afraid to spend money on her press conference outfits – her wardrobe counts. several £ 100,000 watches alongside £ 1,000 crocodile moccasins.








Conor McGrrgor poses next to his custom Rolls Royce
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McGregor’s fleet of super cars means the UFC’s biggest star always arrives in style.

Ranging from a limited-edition Lamborghini to a £ 280,000 custom Rolls Royce, with its nickname and face to the sides, its garage is packed with some of the most lucrative cars on the market.

In the summer of 2019, McGregor parted with £ 1.4million for a lavish mansion based in Kildare, Ireland, a year after spending £ 1.3million on a Marbella mansion with a home spa, a personalized gym and a large outdoor swimming pool immediately in front of his room which overlooks the coast.

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