Conor McGregor and Jake Paul have undoubtedly been the biggest attractions in their respective sports. When it involves big names like them, one question that always comes to mind is how much did they make. That said, let's find out who earned the most between 'The Notorious' one and 'The Problem Child' in 2021.
As per Forbes, McGregor made an estimated $22 million for the Dustin Poirier rematch, while there is no credible source available to verify how much he earned for the trilogy. However, according to The Sports Daily, he was guaranteed $5 million.
As per several reports, Paul was guaranteed $690,000 plus 70% of PPV shares, making his earnings over $1.5 million for the Ben Askren fight. Meanwhile, he earned $2.8 million for his first fight against Tyron Woodley and a guaranteed $1.5 million plus 70% PPV shares for the rematch.
As per Forbes, McGregor sold his majority stake in Proper No. Twelve to Proximo Spirits for a whopping $150 million in April 2021.
There is no doubt that Paul made a decent amount through his newly founded promotion named Most Valuable Promotions. However, there is no credible source to verify the exact amount he made through this promotion.
By the end of 2021, McGregor's net worth is estimated to be over $200 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Furthermore, 'The Notorious' one earned over $180 million as an athlete in 2021, as per Forbes.
By the end of 2021, Paul's net worth is estimated to be over $30 million. However, there is no credible source to verify his total earnings.
There is no doubt about 2021 being Paul's year when it came to winning the fights. However, McGregor earned the most between the two despite losing both bouts. Furthermore, according to Forbes, 'The Notorious' one is the highest-paid athlete of 2021.