|Date of Birth||July 14, 1988|
|Birth Name||Conor Anthony McGregor|
|Famous Name||Conor McGregor|
|Birth Place||Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg)|
|Father's Name||Tony McGregor|
|Mother's Name||Margaret McGregor|
|Cars||Lamborghini Aventador, Cadillac Escalade, Rolls Royce Ghost, McLaren 650s and many more|
|Net Worth||$110 million|
|Endorcement Deals & Earning||Monster Energy, Reebok|
Conor McGregor is a professional martial artist and boxer from Ireland. McGregor is generally famous for his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) career who has already held the champion crown in featherweight and lightweight. Currently, he is ranked #3 in UFC lightweight ranking and #13 in UFC pound-for-pound rankings. Conor started his MMA career in 2008 and professional boxing career in 2017. In his debut boxing, he was defeated by Floyd Mayweather Jr. McGregor is the biggest pay-per-view draw in MMA history.
In this article, we try to learn his career, net worth, affairs, life, etc.
Conor Anthony McGregor was born on July 14, 1988, in Crumlin, Dublin. Tony McGregor is his father and Margaret McGregor is his mother. Initially, young Conor developed his passion for association football and played for Lourdes Celtic Football Club. The Irish martial artist began boxing at the age of 12 at Crumlin Boxing Club. His family moved to Lucan, Dublin in 2006 where he met future UFC fighter Tom Egan and started training MMA together.
Conor made his MMA debut in an amateur fight against Kieran Campbell at the age of 18 on February 17, 2007. He won the match via Technical Knockout (TKO) in the first round. After the fight, he signed for the Irish Cage of Truth Promotion and turned professional. The Irish professional then began training at the Straight Blast Gym in Dublin with John Kavanagh in 2008.
McGregor fought his first professional MMA as a lightweight on March 9, 2008, against Gary Morris. Also, Conor defeated Gary with a second-round TKO. Furthermore, he made his featherweight debut against Artemij Sitenkov in a loss via submission. When UFC president Dana White made a trip to Dublin in February 2013 to receive a Gold Medal of Honorary Patronage from Trinity College. There White was flooded with requests to sign McGregor to the UFC. In addition, some days later White offered Conor a contract after both had a meeting and talking with UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced that they signed McGregor to a multi-fight contract in February 2013. Conor made his first UFC debut against Marcus Brimage. Conor won the match and also earned his first Knockout of the Night award.
McGregor mostly fights as a striker and loves to fight while standing, as opposed to on the ground. He is a left-handed fighter and mostly fights out of the southpaw stance despite frequently switching to an orthodox stance. Conor best skill is his boxing for his majority of wins coming as a knockout or technical-knockout via punches.
The Irish fighter often involves in trash-talking with his opponents making the opponents unsettled psychologically before the matches. This behavior led comparisons of him with Muhammad Ali whom the fighter cites as his early inspirations.
Mayweather publicly announced he would come out of retirement of boxing for a match against McGregor on March 7, 2017. On March 16, 2017, Dana White agreed for the match of Mayweather-McGregor who initially dismissed the proposed match since the Irish fighter was contracted under UFC. On Agust 24, 2017, there was an announcement that Mayweather and McGregor would fight against each other for the WBC Money Belt. The match took place in front of 14,623 where Mayweather won via TKO in the 10th round which promised Mayweather would earn a guaranteed purse of $100 million and McGregor was guaranteed $30 million.
According to Forbes, Conor made an estimated $10 million in 2015 and $20 million to $40 million in 2016. The famous match of McGregor vs Mayweather helped McGregor make about $100 million. His match against Khabib Nurmagomedov was the third biggest pay-per-view event in history where the Irish professional earned $3 million, plus an undisclosed portion of pay-per-view sales.
Furthermore, McGregor also earns via endorsement deals with famous brands like Monster Energy and Reebok. Also, Conor has his own whiskey and fashion brands helping him making millions every year. With all this adding his estimated net worth is $110 million.
Conor McGregor is in the long term relationship with Dee Devlin. The couple is together since 2008. They together have a child Conor Jack McGregor Jr. who was born on May 5, 2017. She is not only a girlfriend of Conor but has a good business sense. Devlin also serves her man as a financial adviser and manage all the financial concerns.