How Much Money Has Conor McGregor Made In His Career?
Ever since making his professional MMA debut in 2008, Conor McGregor has been one of the most famous and highest-paid athletes in the world. He rose to prominence in the UFC, and in 2016, became the first fighter in UFC history to concurrently hold two world titles. In addition to this, McGregor has since undertaken multiple lucrative crossover fights with some of the biggest names in professional boxing. But what is the total amount of money that Conor McGregor has made in his career?
McGregor’s UFC Earnings
In the UFC, Conor McGregor has pursued an impressive 12-fight win streak and seen his star continue to rise. His total career earnings from the UFC stand at a staggering $42.9 million. This is comprised of a combination of his fight purse, performance bonuses, and various other bonuses for his appearances. In 2017 alone, McGregor earned $3.3 million for simply competing and then a further $2 million for promote the fight. Finally, in 2018, his take for his fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov was estimated to have reached $50 million.
Crossover Boxing Earnings
In 2017, McGregor briefly took a break from the UFC and turned his attentions to the world of professional boxing. He went toe-to-toe with Floyd Mayweather in the biggest paid fight in combat sports history. McGregor pocketed a further $30 million just for turning up to the fight, in addition to a cut of the pay-per-view revenue that boosted the amount even further.
In addition to his fight purses and PPV bonuses, Conor McGregor has also earned from a number of lucrative sponsorship deals throughout his career. Notable sponsors include Burger King, Beats By Dre and Beats By Dre. Altogether, McGregor has earned at least $14 million in sponsor deals since entering the UFC.
All in all, Conor McGregor has earned an eye-watering amount of money throughout his career. This includes:
- UFC purse: $42.9 million
- Mayweather fight purse: $30 million
- Sponsorship deals: $14 million
This means that Conor McGregor has earned a staggering $86.9 million so far in his career!