Conor McGregor claims he will be worth a BILLION in one year and names toughest ever UFC opponent in revealing Q&A | The SunSeptember 29, 2022
CONOR McGREGOR predicted he'll be a billionaire in just one year and named his toughest ever UFC opponent in a revealing Q&A.
The Irishman, 34, asked his 9million plus Twitter followers to send him questions back in 2020.
And pressed on when he believes he will become a billionaire, McGregor, with an estimated £100m net worth, replied: "35 years of age."
The Notorious is the highest paid UFC fighter in history, and also banked around £80m for his 2017 boxing match against Floyd Mayweather.
His Proper 12 Irish whiskey, which was released in 2018, also raked in £750m in its first year.
The UFC icon would become just the sixth sports star to join the exclusive billionaire club after the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Floyd Mayweather.
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McGregor – who bought a £2.7m Lamborghini yacht – has not fought since he tried to avenge defeat against Dustin Poirier – when he broke his leg in 2021.
Asked who is toughest opponent was, McGregor answered: "Nate Diaz. The west coast zombie."
Diaz, now 37, in 2016 became the first to beat The Notorious in the UFC, but lost the rematch five months later.
The third and final decider has evaded fans so far, but McGregor is adamant they will settle their series.