Conor McGregor Facts: Age, Height, Weight, Net Worth, MMA Record

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Conor McGregor is the most famous MMA fighter in the world. Anytime Notorious speaks, his name goes viral and gets combat sports fans talking.

He has a lot of passionate fans, many of whom sometimes confuse faces with myths about their favorite fighter. Here are some basic Conor McGregor facts about the “Notorious”.

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How Old is Conor McGregor?

The former two-division champion was born on the 14th of July in 1988. Making him currently 35 years old at the time of article publication. 

Where was Conor McGregor Born? 

Conor McGregor was born in Dublin, Ireland, and grew up in the Irish suburb of Crumlin near the city center.

How Much Does Conor McGregor Weigh?

Since breaking his leg, Conor McGregor has packed on quite a lot of muscle. It has been reported that McGregor is currently sitting between 180 to 200 lbs(81 to 91 kilos). 

Before the leg break, Conor usually walked around between 170 to 180 lbs(71 to 81 kilos).

How Tall is Conor McGregor? 

McGregor stands at 5 ft 9 in tall(175 cm).

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What is Conor McGregor’s Fight Records? 

Conor’s MMA record currently stands at 22-6, with 19 KOs. In his career as a MMA fighter, McGregor has won two UFC titles in the featherweight and lightweight divisions.

His pro boxing record currently stands at 0-1 after his TKO loss to Floyd Mayweather. The second most-watched PPV in history.

What is Conor McGregor’s Weight Class?

Originally, Conor McGregor started his fighting career in the featherweight class. After winning the featherweight title, Conor moved up to lightweight and earned the division’s UFC title. Conor Mcgregor has fought in the 145, 155 and 170 pound divisions.

It has been reported that Conor might return and fight in the welterweight division. Given McGregor’s history of moving up a weight class, fight fans wouldn’t be shocked by this move.

The former champion has also repeatedly stated his disdain for cutting weight—one of the main reasons the former champion has gradually gone up weight classes.

How Long Has Conor McGregor Been a Pro Fighter?

Conor has been competing as a pro fighter since 2008. His first pro about occurred on March 8th, 2008, at the Cage of Truth 2 event in Dublin, Ireland.

Notorious began his career with a 2nd round TKO, which became one of his trademarks.

What was Conor McGregor’s Biggest Payday?

Connor McGregor’s biggest payday came from his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. Early estimates of the fight contract had Conor making around $30 million for the fight.

After PPV buys and gate percentages were worked in, McGregor stated he earned $100 million.

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How Much Does Conor McGregor Make Per Fight?

Conor McGregor’s pay per fight depends on what contract he and the UFC agree on. Every time McGregor fights, you can assume he is making millions of dollars for the event

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While the actual numbers of how much Conor McGregor makes per fight are unknown, a recent UFC court document unearthed the following numbers.

When is Conor McGregor’s Next Fight?

It is unclear when McGregor’s next fight will be or if he’ll ever fight again. There are many rumors(many of which Conor starts) of who the champ’s next opponents might be. However, Notorious has not currently signed a contract to fight anyone.

Some of his potential rumored opponents have included:

Conor and his coach John Cavanagh stated that he will return in 2024. An opponent has not yet been confirmed but will most likely be Michael Chandler after the two competed against each other in The Ultimate Fighter TV series.

What is Conor McGregor’s Net Worth? 

Conor McGregor has amassed a net worth of $200 million from his fighting career and various business ventures. This net worth makes McGregor one of the wealthiest athletes in the world

Is Conor McGregor Using PEDs?

Conor McGregor has never publicly admitted to any use of performance-enhancing drugs. However, many fans assume this to be true just from an eye test and McGregor’s removal from USADA testing while recovering from his severe leg injury.

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Since Conor will never answer this question, his critics will have to make assumptions about this topic.

What Are Conor McGregor’s Top-Grossing PPVs?

McGregor is one of the highest-drawing combat sports athletes in history. On the top ten list of highest-grossing PPV events, Conor McGregor main-evented six of the fights.

  • Mayweather vs. McGregor: 4.3 Million PPV Buys(2nd)
  • UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor: 2.4 Million PPV Buys(3rd)
  • UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2: 1.6 Million PPV Buys(6th)
  • UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2: 1.6 Million PPV Buys(7th)
  • UFC 264: Poirier vs. McGregor 3: 1.5 Million PPV Buys(8th)
  • UFC 246: Cerrone vs. McGregor: 1.3 Million PPV Buys(10th)
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Who has Conor Mcgregor Lost To?

Conor Mcgregor has lost to the following MMA athletes

The losses happened within the Cage of Truth, Cage Warriors, and UFC organizations. Conor also lost to Floyd Mayweather in his boxing debut in 2017.

How Much Did Conor McGregor Make vs Khabib At UFC 229?

At UFC 229 one of the sport’s most memorable fights took place as Conor Mcgregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov clashed in Las Vegas. With the build-up filled with bad blood between the fighters, Khabib ultimately won the contest submitting Conor in the fourth round by a neck crank choke. With the fight bringing in a record PPV both fighters were compensated well with McGregor rumored to have earned $28,000,000, sources close to McGregor suggested this number was closer to $50,000,000. While Khabib was rumored to have earned between $6,000,000-$7,000,000.

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What’s Latest Conor McGregor Controversy?

Conor has most recently made headlines condemning the immigrant violence in his native Ireland. The former champion harshly criticized the Irish government after the knife attack on two Irish children.

In response to the criticism, the Irish police are opening an investigation into McGregor for allegations of hate speech against immigrants.