Conor McGregor It is characterized by being one of the athletes that produces the most money worldwide, which it continues to demonstrate day by day. The Irish mixed martial arts fighter became the king of pay-per-view at the UFC and he was not satisfied with that. Now, it was revealed that during his boxing match against Floyd Mayweather, he starred in the second most expensive fight in the history of the sport of fists, outside of having lost.
Despite ‘The Notorious’ being out of the octagon for more than a year, the MMA fighter decided to announce his return to the cage last December (2019) to face Donald Cerrone. He ended up defeating him in just forty seconds, and this would be worth earning a little more than 25.2 million euros. However, just when it was thought that the Irishman would return in a big way to the UFC, last June he decided to announce his retirement again. This did not prevent him from being the athlete with the most earnings per minute during the last year.
According to the OLBG portal, although McGregor He has only had one fight in the last twelve months, his short appearance in the octagon earned him 25.2 million euros. Undoubtedly, a figure equivalent to 37.8 million in one minute. The site mentioned above took the 100 highest-paid athletes according to Forbes in the past year and estimated their earnings per second. It should be noted that this is according to your income and the time in action that you were.