Conor McGregor has discovered some solace in his second defeat to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 within the type of a brand new £2.5million yacht.
That’s one option to soften the blow of a loss that many are saying might finish his combating profession.
The Infamous suffered a damaged leg in his third assembly with Poirier in Las Vegas and UFC president Dana White mentioned the fighter has ‘continual arthritis’ in his ankles.
However now he has picked up a seven-figure Lamborghini yacht which is certain 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 rather more… as you’d count on, for the value.
McGregor was mentioned to have netted £3.61m from his loss to Poirier, greater than 5 occasions what the victor secured.
He nonetheless has a superb chunk of change left over after shopping for his new toy.
The Irishman, took house £80m for 40 seconds of labor towards Donald Cerrone in January 2020.
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Extremely, a £2.5m yacht is a drop within the ocean for McGregor. The 33-year-old topped Forbes’ highest-paid sportsmen listing again in Might with a reported haul of $180m.
It’s believed UFC’s first-ever double champion made $158m exterior 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 12 months 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 a lot contained in the octagon previously few years.
He 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 short 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 struggle.
Their final two meets are within the prime three most-bought UFC pay-per-views ever.