McGregor Rakes In $180 Million In 2020
Manila Bulletin|May 14, 2021
Mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor was the sporting world's highest-paid athlete in 2020, raking in around $180 million with earnings boosted by commercial ventures, a Forbes report showed Wednesday.

The 32-year-old Irishman only fought once in 2020, earning around $22 million from his victory over Donald Cerrone in January.

The bulk of the former plumber's pay packet – an estimated $158 million – came via his successful business activities, which included the sale of his Proper Twelve whiskey brand.

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