Conor McGregor is the most popular and successful mixed martial artist and boxer. Born and bred in Ireland, he holds a record of attaining the fastest victory in UFC title fight history, knocking out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds, in December 2015. He defeated Eddie Alvarez for the UFC Lightweight Championship the same year, becoming the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight divisions simultaneously.
Conor McGregor Biography
Conor McGregor was born on the 14th of July 1988, in Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland. He’s currently 34 years old.
|Birth Name||Conor Anthony McGregor|
|Nickname||The Notorious, Mystic Mac|
|Date of Birth||July 14, 1988|
|Place of Birth||Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland|
|Age||34 years old|
|Profession||Mixed Martial Artist (MMA), Professional Boxer|
- Father – Tony McGregor
- Mother – Margaret McGregor
- Siblings – Erin McGregor (Older Sister) (Competitive Bodybuilder), Aoife McGregor (Sister)
McGregor attended the Gaelscoil Scoil Mológa, in Harold’s Cross, and then transferred to Gaelcholáiste Coláiste de hÍde in Tallaght for secondary education. He developed an interest in boxing early on in his life and began to pursue it while in Gaelcholáiste.
Conor McGregor Love Life
McGregor has been dating Irish businesswoman, Dee Devlin, since 2008. They welcomed their first child, son Conor Jack McGregor Jr., on 5 May 2017. Their daughter, Croia McGregor was born in January 2019). They named their third child Rían, who was born in 2021.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 9 inches|
Centimeters – 175 cm
Meters – 1.75 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 70 kg|
Pounds – 155 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Distinctive Features||Thick Dublin accent|
At the age of 18, McGregor had his first professional MMA fight against Kieran Campbell for the Irish Ring of Truth promotion in Dublin on 17 February 2007. He won the match via technical knockout which led him to sign a contract with the Irish Cage of Truth promotion. Following his victory, he turned pro that same year.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Debut
In February 2013, he signed a multi-fight contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). On April 6, 2013, McGregor had his first professional UFC bout, defeating Marcus Brimage, which earned him his first ‘Knockout of the Night’ award.
Professional Boxing Debut
McGregor made his professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather Jr., on 26 August 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada. He was defeated by Mayweather in the 10th round. The bout was one of the most lucrative PPV events of all time
- Featherweight (MMA) (2008 – 2015)
- Lightweight (MMA) ( 2008 – 2012; 2016 – Present)
- Welterweight (2016 – Present)
74.0 in (188 cm)
40.0 in (102 cm)
Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
McGregor made his acting debut as himself in a documentary titled Conor McGregor: Notorious in 2017.
In 2015, he made his first television appearance in the UFC reality series The Ultimate Fighter 22 as himself.
McGregor has endorsement deals with Beats by Dre, Monster Energy, Reebok and Bud Light. His endorsement deals round up to $7 million. In early 2018, McGregor signed a deal with Burger King.
Conor McGregor Net Worth
As of 2023, Conor McGregor has a net worth estimated to be about $200 million dollars.
On December 11th, 2015, Conor earned a reported $12 million defeating Jose Aldo in 13 seconds. On March 5, 2016, Conor reportedly earned a minimum of $10 million, and perhaps as much as $15 million when he fought Nate Diaz at UFC 196. He reportedly earned $25 million when he fought Nate Diaz again at UFC 202.
Between June 2017 and June 2018, Conor McGregor earned $99 million, of which $14 million came from endorsements with companies like Burger King, Beats by Dre, Anheuser-Busch and more.
McGregor earned between $75 to $100 million from the fight against Mayweather Jr.
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Conor McGregor Facts
Growing up, he developed liking for football and played for Lourdes Celtic Football Club.
McGregor switched to boxing at the age of 12 and took training at the Crumlin Boxing Club.
After a brief stint in boxing, his focus shifted toward mixed martial arts (MMA).
He worked as a plumber in his twenties before making his debut in UFC.
McGregor is the biggest pay-per-view (PPV) draw in MMA history, having headlined four out of the six highest-selling UFC pay-per-view events.
He has several credits under his belt. He won both the Cage Warriors Featherweight and Lightweight Championships, becoming the first Irish fighter to achieve the feat.
He also won the Ultimate Fighting Championship Featherweight Championship and UFC Lightweight Championship. With that, he became the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight divisions simultaneously.
He earned his professional boxing license from California State Athletic Commission on November 30, 2016.
He is a great supporter of same-sex marriage.
In 2021, Forbes ranked McGregor as the highest-paid athlete in the world with reported earnings of $180 million.
He’s a Catholic.