Who is Conor Anthony McGregor
Conor Anthony McGregor is an Irish mixed martial artist, boxer, and businessman. He is a former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight and lightweight double-champion. He is currently ranked as number 9 in the UFC lightweight rankings as at July 19th 2021. McGregor is a former Cage Warriors featherweight and lightweight champion. In 2015, at UFC 194, he defeated José Aldo for the UFC Featherweight Championship with knockout, 13 seconds into the first round, which is the fastest victory in UFC title fight history. In his debut professional boxing match, he was defeated by Floyd Mayweather Jr. He is the biggest pay-per-view (PPV) draw in MMA history, having headlined five out of the six highest-selling UFC pay-per-view events. His headline bout with “Khabib Nurmagomedov” at UFC 229 drew $2.4 million PPV buys, the highest ever for an MMA event. Early boxing inspirations for McGregor included American boxers Muhammad Ali and Roy Jones as well as British boxers “Prince” Naseem Hamed and Chris Eubank. He is also very popular for his numerous yet beautiful and controversial tattoos.
Conor McGregor Age – Education
Conor Anthony McGregor was born in Crumlin, Dublin on 14 July 1988 (33 years old) to father Tony and mother Margaret McGregor. He was raised in Crumlin, and attended Irish-language schools — the Gaelscoil Scoil Mológa, in Harold’s Cross, at primary level, and Gaelcholáiste Coláiste de hÍde in Tallaght at secondary level, where he also developed his passion for sport and playing football. While in Lucan, he met future UFC fighter Tom Egan and they soon started training mixed martial arts (MMA) together.
Conor McGregor Net worth 2021 – Weight – Height
He is estimated to be worth about $120-$130 million as at 2021. His boxing match with Mayweather drew 4.3 million PPV buys in North America, the second most in history. McGregor was ranked as the world’s highest paid athlete by Forbes in 2021, earning a reported $180 million. He also featured in the list in 2018, when he was ranked fourth, with a reported income of $99 million. He is about 1.75 m tall and weighs 70 kg.
Who is Conor McGregor’s Girlfriend
He is currently in a relationship with Dee Devlin. The couple have been together since 2008 and they have 3 children. He is on Instagram as @thenotoriousmma with over 41.9m followers.
Conor McGregor’s Injury
McGregor suffered a second-round knockout loss to Poirier in January at UFC 257 then sustained a broken leg in the opening round of the two’s rubber match in July at UFC 264. He has lost twice to Poirier over the last eight months. Despite that, McGregor has insisted on challenging Poirier again as soon as he is healthy, likely sometime in 2022.