Conor McGregor was ranked as the world's highest-paid athlete by Forbes in 2021. The reason for it is that 'Mystic Mac' has headlined several highest grossing pay-per-views in combat sports. So, let's take a look at the top 5 best-selling PPV of Conor McGregor.
McGregor jumped over to Boxing and fought one of the greatest of all time, Floyd Mayweather. The PPV sales for the fight created history with 4.3 million PPV sales and grossed approximately over $400 Million.
In the biggest grudge match of UFC history, McGregor squared off against the unbeaten lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, at UFC 229. UFC 229 was a huge success as it sold 2.4 million PPV. The gate for this monumental event was 17.7 million dollars.
The second chapter of the trilogy fight, McGregor vs. Poirier 2, took place at UFC 257. As of June 2021, UFC 257 is the second most selling UFC PPV having 1.6 Million PPV buys.
UFC 202: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II is tied with UFC 257 for the second most selling UFC PPV as it also generated 1.6 Million PPV buys.
UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cowboy is the fourth highest-grossing UFC PPV having over 1.3 Million PPV buys. However, it holds the fifth position in McGregor's highest-selling PPV list.