Conor “The Notorious” McGregor is the biggest star of combat sports. His achievements and journey inspire millions of fight fans around the world. Coming from the street of Dublin, it did not take McGregor to get noticed by the UFC, the world’s most renowned MMA organization.
McGregor’s journey in the UFC has nothing but a fairy tale. He would go on to dominate the entire featherweight division, beat the featherweight king, Jose Aldo in 14 seconds, and become the first Double Champion of UFC history by beating Eddie Alvarez.
McGregor mania would cross the boundary of MMA as he would go on to fight the greatest boxer of our generation, Floyd Mayweather in one of the biggest fights in fight history.
Conor McGregor has fought in three different divisions at UFC. He became the featherweight champion by beating the current champion, Jose Aldo. He became the lightweight champion by beating Eddie Alvarez in UFC 205 and become the first-ever Two Division Champion in UFC history.
He is one of the fighters to have won in three different divisions. Other than featherweight and lightweight division, Conor McGregor went up to welterweight to fight Nate Diaz and beat him in the rematch.
Conor McGregor is the wealthiest mixed martial artist. McGregor made 100 million dollars for the showdown with Floyd Mayweather. McGregor made close to 10 million dollars for his championship fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Apart from MMA and boxing, Conor McGregor has some huge endorsements. He has huge tie-ups with Monster Energy, Rebook, Beats Electronics, Burger King, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Budweiser. McGregor has his clothing line, August McGregor and his whiskey brand, Proper No.12.