Irish Media Reports Conor McGregor’s History Making UFC 229 Salary … And It’s Massive

Ireland’s “The Irish Sun” is reporting that Conor McGregor is now the holder of the UFC’s largest purse in the company’s history.

According to the media outlet, Conor McGregor pocketed €50million ($57.5 Million U.S. Dollars), for his losing efforts against UFC lightweight world champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.

In the bout, McGregor was submitted in round four with a rear-naked-choke, officially.

After the fight, the now infamous UFC 229 post-fight brawl ensued.

While, the Irish Sun is believed to be a reliable source for Conor McGregor news, the UFC has a strict policy against disclosing a fighter’s actual pay, especially when pay-per-view percentages are in play.