Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, is hellbent on getting a slice of the corporate pie, and even threatened to retire from mixed martial arts (MMA) if Dana White and Co. didn’t give him a piece of the action.
If McGregor really wants to own part of UFC, then he can buy in like many other celebrity investors, including Mark Wahlberg and Conan O’Brien. In fact, the latter is willing to throw down in a winner-take-all death match.
“I will fight him for his [share],” O’Brien told TMZ. “If he can take me in the Octagon. I’d have to take a look at the paperwork. I’m all about the paperwork. If the paperwork works out, then we’ll talk about it.”
McGregor hasn’t been seen since his submission loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov back in October. Now free of his six-month disciplinary suspension, “Notorious” is available to compete just as soon as he can put pen to paper.
And despite this recent admission, that might take some time. McGregor is doing so well with his Irish whiskey business, there’s no reason to rush back into the cage. That’s one of the perks of being a self-made billionaire.