As He Dreams of Nearing Michael Jordan’s Billion Mark, Conor McGregor Unfazed Over “Major” Announcements in the USA

Published 11/16/2023, 12:12 AM EST

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Conor McGregor may not be fighting right now, but he’s making some big moves as a businessman. The former UFC double champion has found a lot of success with his alcoholic beverage brands in several countries. Similarly, McGregor recently shared a tweet reading an announcement for his Forged Irish Stout beer.

There is no doubt that Conor McGregor is the richest MMA athlete in the world. His outlandish persona has been one of the most standout characteristics that leave fans wanting more. However, there is still time for ‘The Notorious’ to make his UFC return, and as such, he has kept himself invested in other ventures and recently made an announcement. Let’s see what McGregor had to say.

Conor McGregor confirmed that Forged Irish Stout is now available in the US


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The former UFC double champion is looking to extend the reach of his alcoholic beverage brands in the world. As such, he recently announced that Forged Irish Stout is now available for sale in the United States. For now, it will be available on the East Coast, but Conor McGregor has more announcements on the way. He said, “We are available now in multiple East Coast states in the U.S. Both on and off premise. With more major announcements imminent!”

Meanwhile, Conor McGregor seems to be very happy with what he has achieved with Forged Irish Stout. Yet, he is not surprised by how big of a brand it has become. “The rise of Forged Irish Stout has been something to witness and we are not surprised. A phenomenal tasting Stout,” said McGregor. With the Irishman’s business on the rise, he once mentioned his wish to overtake basketball legend, Michael Jordan.


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‘The Notorious’ wants to overtake Michael Jordan’s billion-dollar net worth

Before the commencement of ‘The Ultimate Fighter 31’, Conor McGregor sat down for an interview with Megan Olivi. There, he talked about becoming the highest-paid MMA athlete in the world. McGregor also mentioned about Michael Jordan and how he’s at the top spot. He said, “Michael Jordan’s at the top spot, obviously with the Jordan brand that took him there. He’s worth multiple billions, I think $3.3b he’s made.”


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The 35-year-old MMA icon then mentioned his net worth rising rapidly. Moreover, he also intends to top the Forbes list and overtake Michael Jordan in the process. “I’m closing in on a billion, I think I’m about $650m all in that I’ve made. I think they estimate that, I’d probably have to do my own little check of that, but I fancy my chances of getting up that list,” said Conor McGregor.


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It is safe to say that nobody has had more impact on the sport of MMA than Conor McGregor. He’s made a lot of money in the UFC and even helped his opponents get a good payday as well. With his brands on the rise, it remains to be seen what more brands McGregor will introduce to his fans and followers in the future.

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Himanga Mahanta


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