As per Forbes, Conor McGregor is the highest-paid athlete of 2021. Even though he lost to Dustin Poirier, 'The Notorious' one still headlined two of the biggest UFC events this year. That said, let's find out how much 'Mystic Mac' made in 2021 in and out of the octagon.
According to Forbes, McGregor made an estimated $22 million for the Poirier rematch in January 2021.
As per The Sports Daily, McGregor was guaranteed $5 million to show plus an $11,000 fight week incentive for the Poirier trilogy in July 2021. However, there is no credible source available to verify how much McGregor earned in total for this fight.
In April 2021, McGregor sold his majority stake in Proper No. Twelve to Proximo Spirits for a whopping $150 million.
There is no credible source available to verify how much did McGregor made through endorsement deals in 2021. However, his total endorsement earnings as of 2021 are estimated to be $158 million, according to Forbes.
As of 2021, McGregor has a net worth of over $200 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Furthermore, 'The Notorious' one earned over $180 million as an athlete in 2021, as per Forbes.