Conor McGregor Has Been Ranked As Forbes Highest Paid Athlete


UFC Star, Conor McGregor has been ranked as the Highest paid athlete by Forbes.

According to Forbes, the Irish UFC star made a total of $180 million over the last 12 months. Most of the money came from his recent sale of his majority stake in whiskey brand Proper No. Twelve to Proximo Spirits for $150 million

The star is now the third athlete in history to have made more than $70 million outside of their sport, joining Roger Federer and Tiger Woods.

Majority of his revenue comes from endorcement deals.

Below is a list of Forbes 10 richest athletes;

1. Conor McGregor – $180 million

2. Lionel Messi – $130 million

3. Cristiano Ronaldo – $120 million

4. Dak Prescott – $107.5 million

5. LeBron James – $96.5 million

6. Neymar – $95 million

7. Roger Federer – $90 million

8. Lewis Hamilton – $82 million

9. Tom Brady – $76 million

10. Kevin Durant – $75 million

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