Shoot for the stars, right? That days of lobbying for Anderson Silva-money are long gone.
Now, it’s all about shooting for that Floyd Mayweather-type coin, as Conor McGregor says he will soon be the first and only mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter inked to a nine-figure contract.
As the interim Featherweight champion revealed during his guest spot on “The MMA Hour,” the wheels of a new deal were set in motion during the memorable “Go Big” press conference, where he lashed out at just about every fighter on stage.
“I essentially set the game on fire in that press conference and flew home to Dublin with my sweet belt and my multi-millions of dollars and I’m waiting on my next multi, nine-figure contract, which is en route. I just let everyone up there know, I let the bosses know and everybody there know what I bring and my worth. Even fights that have linked to my name are main event status. There is no other fighter in the game that has that. When fighters lose to a fighter, they are not a draw. But, when they lose to me they are draws. They can go to different regions and headline ….View original article