Conor McGregor Details How His Whiskey Is Helping Support People in Need

Published 06/17/2021, 2:38 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 20: Conor McGregor speaks at the UFC 229 press conference at Radio City Music Hall on September 20, 2018 in New York, NY. McGregor will face UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in the main event on October 6, 2018 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ed Mulholland/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


UFC star Conor McGregor has been busy preparing for his upcoming trilogy fight against Dustin Poirier. But, he is also doing some social work in his part as well. The former two-division champion explained how his whiskey brand, Proper 12 has been generating remarkable revenues as well.

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“You know, I was always confident in my whiskey and what I’ve created and that we were going to be a truly successful business. And it was always a goal of mine, you know, when we hit these markers, yeah, business markers, it’s almost like we get a we get a new lease of life. You know, we’ve had incredible success throughout 2020. But it’s like each marker we hit, it’s like now we can go back to the tunnel to towers,” said McGregor.

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Now we can go back to these first responder organizations, there’s like, there’s like an uplift in the offices. And then in the internal team, when we hit these markers that we know that we can go back and support these people. And we have this 700,000 on top of the 1.2. That’s common, as well as much much more,” he further added.

There’s no doubt his whiskey has certainly helped him reach new heights as an entrepreneur.

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Conor McGregor says being a father has motivated him to do more donations

The Notorious‘ believes becoming a father of three has further emphasized his realizations of what the families of those lost during the tragedies go through on a daily basis.

And that also Peter also ordered your own listeners and you and yourself. You can you can donate and support this great organization. Because if you think about it, you know what I mean? these are these are men and women that they do not deserve to lose their life. And you know what they’re leaving behind?” said McGregor.

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ATLANTA, GEORGIA – FEBRUARY 03: Conor McGregor and Conor McGregor Jr. attend Super Bowl LIII between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 03, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

I am a father of three here. I’m a father of three, my my fiance just gave birth to our new son. So we’ve got three children here. So this resonates so much with me that I always think what what if I wasn’t here? Or what if I wasn’t able to provide? You know what I mean? So it’s important for me to be able to give back to these people and to urge others to do to do the same,” McGregor concluded.

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Apratim Banerjee is an MMA author for EssentiallySports and has been writing professionally for almost a year. Before his current gig, Apratim worked as a UFC writer for Sportskeeda. A long-time MMA fan, Apratim has developed a critical eye for the sport that has helped him transfer his vast knowledge to his copies and give hardcore and casual readers a detailed insight into the fights and fighters.

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