It appears like Conor McGregor might be preventing within the UFC for a number of extra years. On Thursday, UFC President Dana White introduced that Conor has signed a brand new six-fight cope with the UFC ESPN reviews.
Although the main points on the deal are unknown proper now, Dana did say the deal might make McGregor probably the most cash within the sport, particularly given his pay-per-view enchantment. “It’s not arduous to do a cope with Conor McGregor as a result of we all know what he is price,” White instructed ESPN.
ESPN reviews that the deal additionally contains McGregor’s new whiskey, Proper Whiskey, as a sponsor in each UFC occasion wherein McGregor fights too. “You guess your bollocks it’s,” McGregor mentioned, when requested if the whiskey emblem his product can have a presence within the Octagon. “On the canvas. On the canvas. Like Nurmagomedov’s] blood might be on the canvas.”
The announcement comes simply hours after Conor and Khabib engaged in an hour-long press convention, the primary three press conferences over the following few weeks.
In May, UFC agreed to a five-year deal that may deliver their total rights bundle to ESPN starting in 2019. So Conor’s star-power ought to be dramatically elevated beginning subsequent yr as soon as ESPN takes over.
We’ll hold you posted as soon as particulars on Conor’s deal is revealed. Stay tuned for extra shenanigans as we lead as much as the massive combat towards Khabib on October sixth in Las Vegas.