One of the highest paid athletes in the world, what is the net worth of MMA star Conor McGregor in 2022? How much did he earn in 2021?

Conor McGregor only entered the Octagon twice in 2021 – fighting Dustin Poirier on both occasions.

The man known as ‘Notorious’ lost both bouts – the second after the fight was stopped by a ringside doctor after McGregor suffered a fractured tibia.

Despite this, 2021 was still a lucrative year for the Irishman – as he remains one of the best paid athletes in sport.

What is Conor McGregor’s net worth in 2022? How much did he make in 2021?

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McGregor’s 2021 earnings revealed

Estimated figures are that, per competition minute in 2021, McGregor earned $8.6 million – that’s £6.2 million.

The figure was calculated on the basis that McGregor’s fights lasted about three minutes on average.

The man himself even shared a graphic on Instagram about it.

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It means that he earned at least £18.6 million in 2021 from his bouts in 2021.

Other names on the graphic include boxer Canelo Alvarez, who raked in $444k per minute.

As MMA and boxing bouts can often be over quickly – sometimes less than a minute – the average earnings of competitors can be much higher than more traditional sports – such as American Football and soccer.

Quarterback Tom Brady, and footballers Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo also made the top five.

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Conor McGregor net worth in 2022 revealed

McGregor also sold his majority ownership in whisky business Proper No. Twelve in 2021.

He claims that in the long run, it could be worth over $500 million.

However, his current net worth in 2022 is a little more modest than that.

As per Celebrity Net Worth, the MMA star currently has a net worth of $200 million in 2022.

That’s about £145 million at current 2022 exchange rates.

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