Conor McGregor
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Irish professional MMA fighter Conor McGregor is considered one of the biggest stars in this sport. Read the full article to know his net worth, wife, salary, and height.

While he was in his teens, he started training for mixed martial arts. No one knew about the sport at that time. Alongside his training, he started doing a job as a plumber. But soon he quit his job because his parents wanted him to pursue a career in fighting. He started his profession in MMA in the year 2008.

Since then he excelled in the game and won many fights. The Dublin native is a former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight and lightweight double-champion. He also became the Warriors featherweight and lightweight champion. He is currently standing at the number nine position of the UFC lightweight. 

McGregor is a striker and he prefers to fight while standing. He has very quick legs. The top five of the UFC fights which have the highest-selling pay-per-views are McGregor’s fights. “The Notorious” holds a splendid MMA record in which he played a total of 28 matches. He won 22 of those matches and lost just 6 of them.

Conor McGregor’s details

Full NameConor Anthony McGregor
Nickname(The) Notorious
BornJuly 14, 1988 

Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland

Debut2008
Height175 cm
Weight70 kg
Age33
BirthplaceCrumlin, Dublin, Ireland
ReligionChristian
NationalityIrish
Net Worth$180 million
Marital StatusUnmarried
Father nameTony McGregor
Mother nameMargaret McGregor
Salary$37 million
Twitter Handle @TheNotoriousMMA
Instagram Handle@thenotoriousmma

Age 

MacGregor is just 33. Despite a severe injury that he faced during a fight, he is hoping for a great comeback. He is a fierce fighter and will go a long way in his career.

Conor McGregor’s Net worth and Salary

The 33-year-old was added to the list of highest-paid athletes in the year 2018. He has a net worth of bout $180 million. His salary is also a massive $37 million.

Conor McGregor face off Dustin Poirier
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Height

The Irish fighter is a strong bloke and has a decent height of 175 cm. His sharp reflexes and fitness give him an edge over his opponents while fighting in the octagon.

Nickname

Conor McGregor disclosed in an interview how he got his nickname. He said that he used to tease his coach a lot. The former UFC champion’s coach saved his name as ‘Trouble’ in his contact list. That’s where he got his nickname ‘Notorious’ from. This nickname also suits his personality. He also revealed that he loves Notorious B.I.G songs and often used those songs at his entrance. That is the reason why he got his nickname ‘Notorious’.

Recent News about Conor McGregor

Dana White announces that the return of McGregor into the fighting world will be headline news. The UFC chief believes that the Irish star is “one of the top  10”, he will return with a bang. Conor’s fans have been missing him ever since he broke his leg during the trilogy fight with Dustin Poirier. His loss was the third one in his four fights. His form was threatened badly back then. However, McGregor has shown sheer willpower and is working hard on his fitness ahead of his return in 2022.

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