Conor McGregor has discovered some solace in his defeat to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 within the type of a brand new £2.5million yacht.
That’s one strategy to soften the blow of loss that many are saying might finish his combating profession.
The Infamous suffered a damaged leg throughout his loss to Poirier of their third assembly and he has been recuperating in California.
However now he has picked up a seven-figure Lamborghini yacht which is bound to sail away a few of his blues.
The Technomar ‘superboat’ is a restricted version creation. It has a 4,000 horsepower engine and might effortlessly attain 69 mph on the water.
It’s customized fitted with kitchen home equipment, a eating space, a bed room and toilet beneath, plus far more… as you’d anticipate, for the worth.
McGregor was stated to have netted £3.61m from his loss to Poirier, greater than 5 instances what the victor secured.
He nonetheless has a great chunk of change left over after shopping for his new toy.
In fact, that’s simply what he could have earned from UFC, too. While you consider endorsements, sponsors and all the things else, McGregor could have netted dozens of hundreds of thousands.
The Irishman, took residence £80m for 40 seconds of labor in opposition to Donald Cerrone in January 2020.
Extremely, a £2.5m yacht is a drop within the ocean for McGregor. The 33-year-old topped Forbes’ highest-paid sportsmen record again in Might with a reported haul of $180m.
It’s believed UFC’s first-ever double champion made $158m outdoors of his combating profession over the 12 months Forbes thought of, changing into solely the third athlete, after Roger Federer and Tiger Woods, to earn greater than $70m off the sector in a single yr whereas nonetheless actively competing.
It’s additionally believed he offered his stake in Correct 12 Irish Whiskey to Proximo Spirits for $600m.
Cash isn’t any downside for McGregor, however he’s had lots contained in the octagon previously few years.
McGregor has solely been victorious as soon as within the UFC since he turned double champion again in 2016.
Since then, the Dublin-born star has misplaced to Khabib Nurmagomedov and Poirier twice, with the fast win over Cerrone sandwiched in between.
McGregor stays assured he’ll return from the damaged leg and he desires to face Poirier in a money-spinning fourth combat.
Their final two meets are within the high three most-bought UFC pay-per-views ever.