Conor McGregor’s way of trash talking to hype fights has made him one of the most watched fighters. When Conor McGregor fights, fans tune in regardless of whether or not it’s to see him win or lose.
According to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, McGregor has become the 1st fighter in UFC history to get a $1 million purse. In addition, McGregor will likely get a cut of PPV sales.
See his, as well as Nate Diaz and Holly Holm’s salaries for UFC 196 below!
Conor McGregor nets $1 million disclosed purse at UFC 196, per NSAC docs. Diaz pay is $500k, no win bonus. Holm, $500k no bonus.
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) March 5, 2016