Conor McGregor UFC Earning: How Much Money Did Conor McGregor Earn From the UFC Fights?

Conor McGregor UFC Earning: ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor is arguably the face of the UFC. And although he may not be at…

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Conor McGregor UFC Earning: ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor is arguably the face of the UFC. And although he may not be at the top in the GOAT conversations, McGregor definitely changed the game in a way no other fighter could. The Irishman was the first fighter to bring money to the sport. So let’s look at how much Conor McGregor has earned from the UFC. For more combat sports news, follow Insidesport.IN. 

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McGregor is also one of the richest athletes in the world. The former UFC double champion made the Forbes list of the richest athletes in 2021. However, this was largely down to his business ventures. Despite this, McGregor has also racked up an insane amount of money from the UFC.

Conor McGregor UFC Earning: How Much Money Did Conor McGregor Earn From the UFC Fights?

Conor McGregor UFC Earning: How Much Money Did Conor McGregor Earn From the UFC Fights?

Conor McGregor UFC earnings breakdown

Conor McGregor has been a part of the UFC for almost ten years. And in these ten years, the Irishman has been one of the promotion’s biggest draws. Therefore, it is no surprise that he is the highest earner in the company’s history.

According to MMASalaries, McGregor has racked up over $106 million from his UFC fights. In his first fight, McGregor earned a reported $86,000, including the performance of the night bonus. However, his earnings skyrocketed when he signed a new contract, which is the most lucrative contract in the history of the UFC till today.

Which fight did Conor McGregor earn the most for?

So when you consider McGregor has earned over $100 million in just 14 fights, there are bound to be some exorbitant figures. Moreover, McGregor has also fought some of the promotion’s other big names.

For his first undisputed title bout against Jose Aldo, McGregor earned a reported $2,690,000. In addition, for his bout against Eddie Alvarez, where McGregor became the UFC’s first double champion, he earned a reported $5,440,000.

McGregor also faced Nate Diaz twice. For the first bout, McGregor took home $3, 482,500, whereas, for the second fight, McGregor earned a reported $6,190,000.

However, his highest earning from a single fight is by far his bout against arch-rival Khabib Nurmagomedov. McGregor reportedly took home a $28,480,000 purse against Khabib, despite losing to the Russian.

In his last bout against Dustin Poirier, McGregor earned 23,011,000. Therefore, it is clear that McGregor is still a big draw. However, all these figures are reported figures, and not the official earnings.

What do you make of Conor McGregor’s earnings in the UFC? Do you think he will get a similar amount for his next fight?

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