Conor McGregor Biography
Conor McGregor is an Irish professional mixed martial artist and boxer. He is the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight and lightweight champion. As of December 14, 2019, he is ranked #12 in the UFC pound-for-pound rankings and as the reigning UFC lightweight champion. In his mixed martial arts (MMA) career, McGregor has competed as a featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight.
Early Life & Career
Born in Crumlin, Dublin, McGregor began boxing at the age of 12 and aspired to compete in the Olympics. When he was 17, he started mixed martial arts (MMA), training with local fighter Tom Egan. While working as a plumber’s apprentice during the day, he began training at night at the Straight Blast Gym (SBG) in Dublin. McGregor had his first professional MMA bout in 2007.
In 2008, McGregor began training under John Kavanagh at SBG. Following a successful amateur career, which included the CWFC Featherweight and Lightweight championships, as well as the Cage Warriors Featherweight and Lightweight tournaments, McGregor turned professional and signed with the Irish promotion Cage Warriors.
In 2012, he won both the CWFC Featherweight and Lightweight championships, unifying the titles after defeating Max Holloway in CWFC 51 to become the first European professional MMA fighter to hold titles in two weight divisions simultaneously. Upon signing with the UFC in 2013, McGregor became the promotion’s first-ever dual-weight champion after defeating Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 to claim the lightweight title. He is also a former Cage Warriors featherweight and lightweight champion.
McGregor has established himself as one of the most successful and popular MMA fighters in history. In 2015, he was ranked as the featherweight and lightweight number one fighter in the world by Sherdog, and MMAjunkie.com ranked him as the fourth-best pound-for-pound fighter in mixed martial arts (MMA).
McGregor has also been ranked as the greatest MMA fighter of all time by ESPN, a five-time MMA Fighter of the Year by Fight! Magazine, and a three-time MMA Journalist of the Year by the MMA Writers Association of America. In 2017, he was named the international sportsperson of the year at the GQ Men of the Year Awards.
McGregor is known for his trash-talking, aggressive fighting style, and brash self-promotion. He is also known for his lavish lifestyle and love of luxury cars, watches, and clothing. McGregor has been involved in several controversies throughout his career. In April 2019, he was sentenced to five days of community service and ordered to undergo anger management counseling after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct in Brooklyn, New York, following an altercation with a bus carrier.
Conor McGregor Net Worth
Conor McGregor is an Irish professional mixed martial artist, boxer, and actor. He has a net worth of $120 million dollars and his salary per fight is $30 million. As of 2019, he is ranked as the featherweight and lightweight number one fighter in the world by Sherdog.
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How old is Conor McGregor?
He is 30 years old.
When was Conor McGregor born?
He was born on July 14, 1988.
Where is Conor McGregor from?
He is from Dublin, Ireland.
What is Conor McGregor’s net worth?
His net worth is $120 million dollars.
What is Conor McGregor’s salary per fight?
His salary per fight is $30 million.