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Conor is the highest paid athlete worldwide in 2021

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by AldoStillGoat, Sep 23, 2021.

  1. AldoStillGoat Purple Belt

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    Can you believe it? How does this man do it? How is he making $180 million this year? No wonder Khabib is trying to follow in his footsteps with his new water brand. Conor is raking in the dough.

    He’s even eyeing the 170 division once again. Be honest, all hate aside… is this not a breath of fresh air? Fighters are scared to take risks but Conor moved up from FW to LW and he’s even trying to challenge himself further. He deserves some respect for this regardless of his antics that so many disagree with.

    Can’t believe he’s the highest paid athlete in the world!

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  2. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    It's only because he sold his shares in his piss whiskey brand. He's nowhere near the top if you go from earnings from the actual sport.
     
  3. honzo Black Belt

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    He sold his whisky brand.
    Unless he sells another whisky brand I don't see it being that high next year
     
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  4. ThierryAlvarez Orange Belt

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    Highest paid with the weakest athletic performance. Nice for him
     
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  5. PrinceOfPain Gold Belt

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    He had to sacrifice a long-term investment for that short-term glow.
    Not necessarily a smart trade-off.
     
  6. DoctorsStoppage Tell them it was a

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    Fake news. He only had 1 bad fight. Earned 5 mil tops. He isn't paid as an athlete.
     
  7. DizzyYeahYeah Red Belt

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    Next year he'll have a massive drop off unless he fights four times next year and does a couple movies. Lol
     
  8. SuperNerd Season Mode.

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    I doubt it
     
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  9. accolyte1022 LONER Belt

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    His whiskey is the best in the world and that is why everyone loves him.

    @Unfinished
     
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  10. FATM Green Belt

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    Another Conor financial fan.

    Also, anyone who genuinely believes Conor's wins at 170lb were legitimate is kidding themselves.
     
  11. DestinedAussie Brown Belt

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    I feel like if you include earnings out of sport people like lebron who has a business empire would be much higher on the list.

    I assumed his whiskey wasn't included and it is pay + sponsorship.
     
  12. accolyte1022 LONER Belt

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    Conor even loves his haters.

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  13. D 1 Wrestler Look up to me

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    Alcohol backings are not long term investments lol
     
  14. GoofMaster93 Green Belt

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    Good for Conor he's proof that you don't need to give yourself cte and fight monster after monster to get rich in MMA
     
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    Seriously? You're buying that bullshit about 170? And I don't get what you get out of Conor making money like it's some victory to you?

    Anyway, sup bro, enjoy yourself.
     
  16. Grandwizard666 Blue Belt

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    Bet Dana loves this "fact"
    His cash cow is the highest paid athlete in the midst of all the fighter pay drama while in reality the UFC isn't responsible for his earnings, it's a freak thing because of his own business he sold and next year he won't even be top 50
     
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  17. MIKOM Making it up as I go along.

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    "That 180 million is not all from sport so it is not fair", cries poster on sherdog that makes $180 a week.

    <CerseiPlotting>
     
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  18. Grandwizard666 Blue Belt

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    "jacked to his teeth" God how does that delusional leprechaun fuck even have fans anymore lol he looks like a bloated mess
     
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  19. Bull Terrier Black Belt

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    That's mad when you think about it.

    The other athletes on that list are so much more skilled at their sport than he is. He's had two fights this year and lost both of them in the second round.
     
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  20. kungfu_taichi Orange Belt

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    Who's making half that? Roger Federer. A person of unquestioned class and character, who's been on the world stage for almost twenty years with never hit of scandal, let alone criminality. Character defines who you are, not your bank account.
     

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