You are watching the battle between MMA fighters and wondering whether Conor McGregor is or Conor McGregor was born in, who is the country? Let’s find out some good information around this MMA athlete!
In the current MMA world, Conor McGregor is a famous martial artist both in terms of achievements in competitions and personality and life outside the MMA arena. If you regularly watch UFC tournaments, you probably are not too familiar with “crazy guy” Conor McGregor. To help you better understand this MMA athlete, today, we have the answer to the question who is Conor McGregor? and also share with you 6 interesting things you may not know about McGregor.
Who is Conor McGregor?
Conor McGregor is an Irish MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) athlete and currently competes in the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship). Conor McGregor is currently the reigning champion for feather and light UFC, and former champion of feather and lightweight Cage Warriors. Conor McGregor was also the first person in UFC history to hold both the UFC Featherweight and UFC Lightweight championships, and the third person in the history of winning two different weight categories.
In 2017, Conor McGregor challenged boxing to champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and this is considered a boxing match worth up to a billion dollars. On August 26, 2017, during his first boxing match, Conor McGregor was defeated by Floyd Mayweather Jr. knocked out by a knockout victory in the 10th inning.
Some basic information to know when learning about Conor McGregor include:
– Name: Conor Anthony McGregor.
– Born: July 14, 1988.
– Hometown: Dublin, Ireland.
– Height: 1.75m.
– Weight: 66 kg.
– Rank weight competition: feather class, light weight.
– Length of arm span: 188cm.
6 interesting things about Conor McGregor.
Although he is a famous MMA puncher all over the world, Conor McGregor has had to work as a plumber in the past, and even he has to receive welfare benefits to live on. Here are 6 things you may not know about this “crazy guy” Conor McGregor!
- He used to earn money by being a plumber.
At the age of 17, Conor McGregor had to earn money by plumbing himself. Because of his family’s difficulties, McGregor had no means to work and every day, he spent an hour and a half from home to the highway, then took a car along the way to work. One day, he was stuck in traffic on the highway for more than 2 hours, feeling bored with his job and current salary so the “crazy guy” told his parents about his decision to quit and promised to become a million Rich before 25 years old. In fact, McGregor actually became a millionaire at the age of 27.