Being famous and keeping your personal life to yourself can be hard enough. It’s also true that there are other heroes who don’t stick to a low profile and prefer to succumb to public cynicism: one of them is Conor McGregor, the famous UFC fighter who spends a good chunk of his money on high-end cars. spend on ,
Judging by the information provided by Forbes, the American in recent years has managed to establish himself among the athletes who raise the most money even during the time of his career in which he appears to be semi-retired. Are. The Irishman gained immense popularity about a decade ago not only for his abilities in this violent contact activity but also for his business acumen.
With a charismatic personality and a style different from the rest, Connor broke into the elite of this unique sport. More modern, very careful in his hairstyle and clothes, and with tattoos in the latest fashion. Logically, not only did she build a successful career with looks and marketing, but her provocative character and her winnings did the rest.
He was a featherweight and lightweight champion, but is now looking to hang up his gloves. The special thing is that he announced his retirement on Facebook in 2016 and the very next day he took it back. The same happened via Twitter in March 2019, and finally The Notorious decided to return to the Octagon. Her life is full of ups and downs, but it’s also steeped in well-priced flavors.
He loves cars, and like many elite athletes, he decided to spend a good portion of his million-dollar earnings on fulfilling special desires. That’s why he’s had an impressive array of cars over the years: some bought, others transferred or as part of personal endorsement agreements.
Their main cars
1. Custom Rolls-Royce Ghost
It is on the list of vehicles with the greatest sentimental value. This model is characterized by its classic elegance, sophisticated design and an enviable level of comfort. High-quality leather seats, integrated lighting and wooden details create an exclusive and elegant atmosphere. Its market value is between 315 to 450 thousand dollars, depending on the customization and accessories.
2. BMW i8
It also has a hybrid BMW i8 in its fleet. Of course, the fact that it offers performance worthy of competing with the Porsche 911 is reason enough to own one. It has 369 horsepower and is expected to cost 160,200 euros.
3. Cadillac escalade
The ambition of this impressive all-rounder is massive. With its strong design, innovative technology and craftsmanship elevated to a higher level, the Cadillac Escalade is fit to carry an ego the size of Conor McGregor. Its price is 125,300 euros.
4. Lamborghini Aventador Roadster
The white Aventador offers distinctive, over-the-top Italian brand styling with a carbon-fibre monocoque chassis and naturally aspirated 6.5-litre V12 behind the cockpit. Its price is 407,250 euros.
5. McLaren 12C
It is the British brand’s first production model from F1. In this car, he was caught by the police in Ireland, where he was called to drive a racing car. Powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V8 engine, the 12C generates 592 horsepower and sends it to the rear wheels via a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox. Its price is 238,062 euros.
Business a problem
Just as he invests a good chunk of his money in cars, he also gives space to businesses. Considering the loss that it represents, it didn’t end well for him at all. It had a number of launches from beer to cider, all to one business (including The Black Forge Inn in Dublin, which added new losses in 2021), and thus joins those it cut the year before , causing a total loss of 1,578,000 euros.
Despite those registering negative numbers, it is looking to expand. And it looks like the fighter doesn’t want to settle for its fort in Ireland, as it’s already looking to open up in other parts of the world, including the Middle East: “We’re about to go to Abu Dhabi and Dubai,” he added briefly. last state.
But things won’t stop there, considering he also wants to return to Great Britain to the United States, another huge market: “It’s going to be exciting, we’ll go to Boston, New York, Chicago and then London. And overseas.” All these pubs will be called The Black Forge. It’s up to the boss, he makes all the decisions.”