Has Conor McGregor left the UFC?

Recent rumors surrounding the rematch between Floyd ‘Cash’ Mayweather and Conor McGregor have triggered a stir on the earth of fight sports activities. So, is the Irishman nonetheless contracted to the UFC, and might this cease him from rematching one among boxing’s all-time greats?

Again in December 2021, McGregor acknowledged on his Twitter account that he nonetheless has two extra fights with the MMA group on his present contract. Taking to social media, the previous UFC champion stated:

“2 fights left on my contract, I’ll spherical out your complete prime ten. Can’t wait to get again sparring for my comeback!”

2 fights left on my contract, I’ll spherical out your complete prime ten. Can’t wait to get again sparring for my comeback!…

The assertion was made after he suffered back-to-back defeats towards Dustin Poirier, exhibiting that regardless of the losses, the Irishman remains to be eager to return to MMA.

Nonetheless, it is wanting much more probably that his subsequent bout will not happen contained in the octagon. A rematch towards Mayweather is claimed to be getting nearer, with debates concerning the guidelines delaying the announcement.

Conor McGregor’s UFC contract should not block any future bouts with the American boxer, on condition that the Irishman was underneath contract within the first boxing match between the 2 fighters.

Watch the unique bout between the 2 fighters right here:

Dana White was usually seen at lots of the media duties the fighters attended to advertise the bout. The UFC additionally reportedly co-promoted the primary bout between the 2 fighters, that means they’d probably have an involvement once more.

How a lot cash did Conor McGregor earn by preventing Floyd Mayweather?

The Irishman reportedly made a minimal of $30 million when preventing Floyd Mayweather of their first boxing match in 2017. Nonetheless, Conor McGregor is claimed to have made $130 million in complete from the bout.

Regardless of shedding, McGregor did higher than many boxing pundits anticipated, wanting harmful within the opening rounds however finally shedding by way of TKO within the tenth spherical.

The unique bout was the second-biggest promoting pay-per-view in fight sports activities historical past, pulling in a buyrate of 4,300,000. The primary spot goes to the battle between ‘Cash’ and his outdated foe Manny Pacquiao, which bought 4,600,000 pay-per-views in 2015.

It appears unlikely {that a} potential rematch between McGregor and Maweather would pull in these types of numbers once more. Nonetheless, the payday would nonetheless probably be enormous and greater than something the Irishman can at present obtain within the UFC.

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