Conor McGregor is arguably the greatest name in the world of mixed martial arts in terms of popularity and his ability to bring in huge numbers whenever he steps inside the Octagon. The former dual champion has time and again proved why he will go down as one of the most impactful fighters in the history of the UFC.
Conor McGregor is the highest-paid UFC fighter right now. Needless to say, it’s a position that he will likely keep for years to come. The Notorious is estimated to have a net worth of over $400 million with becoming the highest paid athlete in the year 2021. Ahead of a potential return to the Octagon, let’s take a look at the PPV numbers that McGregor has brought in, in his 14 fights with the UFC.
Conor McGregor has competed 14 times inside the UFC Octagon, of which he has headlined nine UFC cards. McGregor’s last two UFC PPV were non-title bouts against Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 and UFC 264 respectively.
Conor McGregor total PPV buys: 13,100,166
In just 14 fights under the UFC, the Notorious has garnered 13,100,166 UFC PPV buys. The numbers are according to the data available to the public. Needless to say, it’s huge and it’s no wonder that McGregor is the highest paid-fight in the roster.
Additionally, the former dual champion has expressed his desire to win the UFC’s welterweight championship and is expected to bring in more numbers as his UFC career goes forward.
At a time when crossing the $500,000 mark is considered a great business, McGregor averages 1,455,574 whenever he headlines a UFC PPV. The numbers are just huge and solidify McGregor’s position as a global superstar.
Needless to say, no fighter even comes close to beating Conor McGregor in terms of the revenue he generates from the PPVs. McGregor topped 2021 with 1.6 million buys in his trilogy bout against Dustin Poirier. He would look to do the same in the year 2022 as well.