How Are Former UFC Champion Conor McGregor & Kanye West’s Ex Kim Kardashian Related?

Published 05/18/2022, 11:08 AM EDT

Conor McGregor and Kim Kardashian are two massive personalities in their respective industries. Both McGregor and Kardashian enjoy global popularity. While Conor McGregor is a successful UFC fighter, Kardashian is a successful TV personality.


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MOSCOW, RUSSIA – OCTOBER 24, 2019: Former UFC lightweight champion, Irish mixed martial artist Conor McGregor, gives a press conference. Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS (Photo by Stanislav KrasilnikovTASS via Getty Images)

While they both have been complimentary of each other, it now seems that the duo is related.


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What historical relationship do Kim Kardashian and Conor McGregor have?

Kris Jenner is the mother of Kim Kardashian. Jenner’s ancestors hail from Scotland. They are related to Robert Roy MacGregor. Being a member of one of Scotland’s oldest clans, Roy MacGregor was a colossal figure.

Kim Kardashian’s sister, Kourtney Kardashian, named her daughter, Penelope Scotland Disick. One can consider this choice of name as an acknowledgment of their heritage.

Conor McGregor has been vocal about his ancestry. The Irish superstar has hailed his ancestry for shaping him into ‘The Notorious.’ McGregor takes immense pride in his heritage and he has often been vocal about it. He hails from an Irish branch of MacGregors.

Kim Kardashian arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., May 7, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz – HP1EE5804ZMHX

In 2015, McGregor said had said that his family had originated from the Scottish highlands. He also mentioned how they fought for their independence. He further mentioned how he was obsessed with this. ‘The Notorious’ said they were not in fields anymore, instead, they were in the octagon fighting where millions of people watch them.


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‘The Notorious’ also mentioned how he carries the name of his family with pride. His heritage is what gives him the motivation to fight, is what McGregor said.

Conor McGregor seemed happy upon learning this as he tweeted, “Welcome to the family.”

Has McGregor met the Kardashians?

Conor McGregor has never met the Kardashians. It would seem that the UFC superstar is not even a fan of the Kardashians, as he once went on a rant about one of them.


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In an interview with GQ Style, Conor McGregor said, “Maybe I’ll search for Khloé’s big fat a**.” Khloe Kardashian is the sister of Kim Kardashian. In the interview, McGregor also said that she had been floating around the Malibu and further added that he does not care about the Kardashians.

However, the Irish superstar later confirmed that people took his statement out of context.

Well, whatever McGregor meant, his fans are supporters are itching to see the former two-weight division champion back in action. While there are many options available for him to fight, a time for his return is yet to be announced.


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Varun Bhat

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Varun Anand Bhat is an MMA writer at EssentiallySports. Not only does he train in MMA but he is also a certified judge, which gives him valuable insight while writing content. The fight between Conor Mcgregor & Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 was responsible for making him interested in the sport of MMA.