Conor Anthony McGregor (Irish: Conchúr Antóin Mac Gréagóir; born 14 July 1988) is an Irish professional mixed martial artist who is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is the reigning UFC Lightweight Champion, and former UFC Featherweight Champion. During his career, McGregor has competed as a featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight.
In 2008, McGregor started his mixed martial arts (MMA) career and, in 2012, he won both the Cage Warriors Featherweight and Lightweight Championships, holding both titles concurrently before vacating them to sign with the UFC. In 2015, at UFC 194, McGregor defeated José Aldo for the UFC Featherweight Championship via knockout thirteen seconds into the first round. This was the fastest victory in UFC title fight history.Upon defeating Eddie Alvarez for the UFC Lightweight Championship at UFC 205, McGregor became the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight divisions simultaneously.
He is known for being the biggest pay-per-view draw in MMA history, as well as his extravagant lifestyle and trash talking.In 2016, he was the first MMA fighter to crack into the Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes list at #85 with $22 millionand was even higher in 2017, tied at #24 with $34 million in total earnings.
|Born||Conor Anthony McGregor
14 July 1988
Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)|
Lightweight (2008–2012, 2016–present)
|Reach||74.0 in (188 cm)|
|Trainer||John Kavanagh: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Owen Roddy: Striking
Johnny Dargan: Taekwondo
Ido Portal: Movement
Sergey Pikulskiy: Wrestling
|Rank||Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under John Kavanagh|
|Mixed martial arts record|