Just a week before the most awaited UFC 229, the mixed martial arts (MMA) superstar Conor McGregor has inked two major sponsorship deals with energy drink brand Monster energy drink and Sportswear major Reebok.
The deal came amid of news of Conor’s coming back to the octagon at the end of this week. Meanwhile, Conor also signed up a six-fight deal with the UFC owner Dana White, which definitely exhibits the brand value of this Irish MMA Fighter.
Conor’s Monster Energy Drink renewal is a one year contract which is described as ‘one the most lucrative deals the company has done with an athlete,’ according to the Monster representative Hans Molenkamp.
As per the deal, MMA big thing is going to earn ‘Millons’ from the partnership, which represents a significant increase from his earlier 50k-a-year deal of last year.
Reebok has offered him of something of same height, as it can be estimated around US$5 million according to McGregor’s manager.
It is quite apparent, that with the announcement of UFC 229 where two UFC superstars McGregor and Khabib will clash for under the light weight category.
McGregor has not fought in the UFC since 2016 due to his lengthy layoff and legal issues, however, the money did not cease to mint money there as riding over his money roller-coaster he made millions after doing a match against Floyd Mayweather in 2017.
Now, the wait of UFC’s fans ends as the former lightweight MMA champion is all set to return to the Octagon on October 5th after nearly a span of two years, when he will meet undisputed lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in the main event of UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.