Conor Mcgregor, popularly known as The Notorious Mystic Mac, is an Irish professional boxer and a Mixed Martial Art (MMA) artist. He became a star in MMA after he won the Ultimate Fighting featherweight and lightweight Championship titles. He is the previous Champion in both competitions. Conor actually broke the previous records held in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), by being the first fighter to win two weight divisions’ titles concurrently.
Mcgregor has also participated in a mixed martial art welterweight fight and in a light middleweight boxing competition. He has captioned 4, out of the 6 highest selling Pay-Per-View events in UFC and as a result of this, he became the largest pay-per-view draw in the history of mixed martial arts.
Conor McGregor Biography (Age)
McGregor was born on 14th July 1988 in the town of Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland. He was born into the family of Tony and Margret McGregor. As a small boy, Mcgregor enjoyed playing football. This passion will eventually be abandoned as he kicked off a boxing career at the age of 12, where he fought in his native town boxing club – Crumlin boxing club.
Conor Mcgregor moved along with his parents to Lucan, in Dublin, in 2006. In Lucan, he embarked on a plumbing apprenticeship and also got to know Tom Egan – potential UFC fighter. Both of them began training together and it marked the beginning of his career as a mixed martial artist.
Mcgregor has won the Cage Warrior Fighting Championship (CWFC) for the Featherweight and Lightweight divisions. He has also won the Ultimate Fighting Championship for the same divisions. In 2014, he was honored as the Irish Pro Fighter of the Year.
The following year (2015), he again won the Irish pro Fighter and the Fighter of the Year Awards. He also won the ESPN and Fox sports Fighter of the Year in 2015. In the same 2015, he won the VIP Style Award as Ireland’s most stylish man. The next year saw him claim Fox Sports Fighter of the year again.
In view of all his attainments, it is hardly a surprise that Conor Mcgregor was named in Time Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential People in 2017.
His Net Worth
Conor Mcgregor earned an estimated payout sum of about $100 million from his famous boxing fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. In January 2018, the fighter appeared for the first time on Ireland’s Sunday Independent rich list, with his net worth estimated at a massive $170 million. This outrightly made him the 111th richest citizen of his country.
Family – Conor Mcgregor’s Wife/Girlfriend and Son
Conor Mcgregor has a long time girlfriend – Dee Devlin. They met at a night club in 2008, when he was still trying to kick off his mixed martial arts career. Devlin is also from Dublin. She has stood by Mcgregor’s side throughout his entire career, even when he was passing through the rough early stages.
When Mcgregor walked into the door of fame, Devlin quit her job as a secretary in order to give him the necessary support that he needs. She has been of utmost support to him, a prominent member of Mcgregor Team.
On May 5, 2017, Conor Mcgregor and Devlin welcomed a baby boy and named him Conor Jack Mcgregor Jr. They also welcomed their second child, a girl they name Croia. She was born on January 2, 2019.
The fighter has sisters known as Aoife and Erin.
Height, Weight, and Other Body Features
Notorious Mystic Mac is a well built-up young man with great stature. His weight is considerably higher than 155 lb (70 kg) and is perfect for his height of 5 ft 9 in (175 cm). His great physique serves as an advantage for him during his fighting contests, as he mostly fights in the featherweight (145 pounds) and lightweight (155 pounds) divisions.
Because of his eagerness to fight in a welterweight contest, he beefed up his weight to 170 pounds.
In addition to his remarkable physique and skills, Mcgregor blazons his body with numerous tattoos. At the age of 20, he got his first tattoo in Arabic writing on his left heel. On his chest is a large tattoo which depicts the picture of a Gorilla putting on a crown and biting into a heart. That’s not all, he has a tiger tattoo on his abdomen and, at the back of his neck is a winged crucifix that is connected to a helix of thorns racing down his spine with a mixed mass of rose bushes.