Named the highest paid fighter in UFC history

the Irishman Conor McGregor topped the list of highest paid athletes in the history of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC). It is reported by The Sun.

According to the newspaper, MacGregor for the duels got $ 12 million. In second place is Dutch heavyweight Alistair Overeem, whose total earnings amounted to 8.7 million dollars. The three highest-paid fighters in the organization closes the champion of UFC in lightweight Russian Habib Nurmagomedov.

the Publication has provided information on the fees fighters excluding payments for pay-per-view. It is noteworthy that the American Jon Jones, who heads the ranking of the best UFC fighters and current light heavyweight champion, is only seventh place. For the duels, he earned 6,48 million dollars.

McGregor is a former champion of UFC in two weight categories. According to Forbes, in 2019 the Irish earned $ 45 million.