//Conor McGregor Is Ranking Among the World’s Richest Athletes · UFC · RumorsLeague. Red Hot Sports Rumors

There’s a reason that Conor McGregor talks about his ability to earn massive amounts of money.

Earlier this week, Forbes released the rankings for 2016’s World’s Highest Paid Athletes. Conor came in at number 85. He finally made the grade to become the very first MMA fighter to ever be included on the list.

This UFC featherweight champion was said to have made $22 million for the year, with $4 million from endorsement deals with Reebok, Monster Energy, and Rolls Royce, and $18 million from fight winnings.

The list has Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo at the top, with LeBron James taking the third place.

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