Conor McGregor, also known as “The Money Fight” and “The Biggest Fight in Combat Sports History”, was a professional boxing match between undefeated eleven-time five-division boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.
McGregor is likely to end up making more than $10 million from pay-per-view share money. Poirier too, is expected to take home around $1.5 million from PPV points. Apart from UFC 257 being a massive PPV success, the Abu Dhabi government also paid UFC ‘huge’ money for booking Conor McGregor.Jul 20, 2021
McGregor is a two-time UFC champion, having previously held the featherweight and lightweight titles. He is the first fighter in UFC history to have held two titles simultaneously.Mar 31, 2021
From 2001-2018, UFC champions won a Classic Championship Belt every time they won or defended the championship title. From 2019 onwards, champions won a custom UFC Legacy Belt, which is adorned with one ruby for every additional title win. In both instances, the fighter keeps the physical belt.
UFC 205 UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor Attendance 20,427 Total gate $17,700,000 Buyrate 1,300,000 Event chronology
McGregor’s payout from his second clash with Poirier was reported to be around $3million.Jul 11, 2021
Upon defeating Eddie Alvarez for the UFC Lightweight Championship at UFC 205, McGregor became the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight divisions simultaneously.
View the UFC 205 fight card and bout order for ‘Alvarez vs. UFC 205 Fight Card – Main Card & Prelims Lineup. Event UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor Venue Madison Square Garden Location New York City, New York Main Event Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez Total Fights 12 Apr 8, 2019