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Conor McGregor Set To Make Obscene Amount Of Money In 2016

The ‘Conor McGregor Effect’ has seen fighters’ pay checks rise over the last year or so. None however, have increased more than that of the ‘Notorious’ one himself. Fulfilling his 2014 promise to take over, McGregor has become the biggest name in the game. Cutting a swathe of unstoppable destruction through the featherweight ranks, the man from Crumlin wrenched the …

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Conor McGregor Included In Forbes’ Highest-Paid Athletes List

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Conor McGregor (R) punches Nate Diaz during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

According to Forbes, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is officially the highest earning mixed martial artist in the world, earning a reported $22 million(€19.3million) in endorsements and purse money over the past year. His addition to Forbes’ list of the 100 highest-paid athletes is somewhat iconic, with the brash Dubliner coming in at No. 85 and becoming the first MMA …

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