Conor McGregor Shells a Whopping €19M to Develop a Site in His Hometown Dublin

Published 11/27/2021, 5:00 AM EST
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – JANUARY 21: Conor McGregor interacts with media during the UFC 257 Press Conference inside Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island on January 20, 2021 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Conor McGregor made himself a fortune from combat sports. He is one of the biggest and most prosperous names in mixed martial arts. According to Forbes, the UFC superstar is the richest athlete in the world.

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However, it wasn’t the same for McGregor during his initial years. He had a long journey that started out from the streets of Dublin and ended with superstardom in the UFC octagon. Despite his success, he hasn’t forgotten his roots and is giving back to his community.

Recently, The Currency reported that Dublin’s very own, McGregor, is planning to spend €19 million on an area in Dublin. It will develop around 300 apartments for low-income housing.

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McGregor posted on Twitter and wrote, “Housing plus multiple amenities to be built on this amazing mega site, which sits sun-facing adjacent the main city center luas line.

“One amenity being a brand-name supermarket! A stones throw from the National Children’s Hospital in Crumlin. As well as St. James hospital also.”

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It is one of the biggest projects in Dublin and the area is situated exactly where the Irish star grew up. Furthermore, the people of his hometown will surely benefit from his new projects. McGregor’s noble gesture can take away the spotlight from some of his colorful incidents and let the narrative focus on his philanthropy.

Conor McGregor Looks Huge as He Prepares for His Return

Conor McGregor, once a two-division champion of UFC, has won only one fight since 2018. In his recent blockbuster trilogy bout with his rival Dustin Poirier, ‘The Notorious’ suffered a gruesome leg injury.

Surprisingly, the Irishman was back on his feet within months. Not only that, but McGregor is back in the gym and is vigorously preparing for his return to the UFC octagon.

‘The Notorious’ frequently posts on his official Twitter and Instagram account, updating fans about his personal and professional life. Recently, the UFC star dropped some of his post-workout pictures, where he looks more jacked than ever.

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It is all the result of the hours McGregor puts on strength and conditioning training. After witnessing such an amazing transformation of the UFC star, it will surely excite the fans more to see him back in action.

What are your thoughts on McGregor’s new project? Are you guys excited about his return? Let us know in the comments below.

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Afnan Chougle

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Afnan Chougle is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Besides writing, this Media graduate is an integral part of the digital web stories team for combat sports. Before joining EssentiallySports, Afnan gained valuable experience as an intern at Jiostudios Production House.

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