|Net Worth:||$85 Million|
|Born:||July 14, 1988|
|Country of Origin:||Republic of Ireland|
|Source of Wealth:||MMA Fighter|
Conor McGregor is an Irish professional MMA fighter in the UFC. McGregor is currently signed to the UFC, and is the UFC Lightweight Champion. He’s also former UFC Featherweight Champion.
McGregor is one of only three fighters in UFC history to have won titles in more than one weight class. He’s also recently been in the news for his professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather.
In 2017, Conor McGregor’s net worth is $85 million, making him the richest MMA fighter in the world.
Conor McGregor was born in Dublin, Ireland on the 14th July 1988. He was raised in Crumlin and attended school in Coláiste de hÍde in Tallaght.
It was here that Conor’s passion for sport began to grow. Before becoming interested in fighting, McGregor became a big fan of soccer. He then start boxing at Crumlin Boxing Club when he was 12 years old.
Conor was raised in a working class family, and after he left school, he undertook a plumbing apprenticeship. During this time, he also started training mixed martial arts with new friend, and future UFC fighter, Tom Egan.
Conor’s career in mixed martial arts began when he was 18 years old, and made his MMA debut. He won his first amateur fight by TKO against Kieran Campbell, and after the fight was signed to Irish Cage of Truth Promotions.
This is when his professional fighting career began.
McGregor fought professionally for 5 years, before being offered a contract to fight in the UFC. He made his UFC debut in 2013 against Marcus Brimage, and was victorious.
Since then, McGregor has become a true UFC sensation, being one of only 3 fighters to win titles in multiple weight classes. And after a huge payout in 2017 for his professional boxing debut against Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather, he is now the richest MMA fighter in the world.
Here are some of the best highlights of Conor McGregor’s career:
- First showed interest in MMA (April, 2006)
- First MMA Fight (February, 2007)
- First Professional MMA Fight (March, 2009)
- UFC Debut (April, 2013)
- Fastest UFC Knockout in Championship Match (Jose Aldo, December, 2015)
- Professional Boxing Debut (August, 2017)
Favorite Conor McGregor Quotes
“You might win some, you might lose some. But you go in, you challenge yourself, you become a better man, a better individual, a better fighter.” – Conor McGregor
“I’m not going to get somewhere and say, ‘OK, I’m done.’ Success is never final; I’ll just keep on going. The same way as failure never being fatal. Just keep going. I’m going to the stars and then past them.” – Conor McGregor
“The more you seek the uncomfortable, the more you will become comfortable.” – Conor McGregor
“The thing about the truth is, not a lot of people can handle it.” – Conor McGregor
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3 Success Lessons From Conor McGregor
Here are 3 success lessons we can all learn from Conor McGregor:
1. Develop An Obsession
It’s no secret that Conor has an absolute obsession for MMA and all the hard work he puts in. He loves fighting, and he loves it so much that he can’t stop putting in work.
If you want to become the best at something, you should be obsessed with what you do. Are you obsessed? Are you willing to put in all the work it takes to become the best?
2. Utilize the Power of Visualization
In the past, Conor has spoken on the topic of visualization, and how he has always used this to his advantage. Visualization prepares you mentally for all the things you want to achieve, and has become very important to Conor’s success.
Some people don’t believe in visualization, but maybe you should, as it can become a very powerful tool to drive you to greatness.
3. Back Up the Talk
If there’s one thing that everyone knows about McGregor, he loves to talk. He will trash talk anyone and everyone who stands in his way. Some think he takes it to ridiculous and far too extreme levels.
It’s most certainly part of the overall game plan, but the important thing to remember is that he backs up the talk. He makes sure he puts in the work, so that he can walk the walk as well as talk the talk.
Conor McGregor Motivational Video
After losing to Floyd Mayweather in his professional boxing debut, Conor McGregor is now the richest MMA fighter in the world, with a net worth of $85 million.