According to statistics from the portal Olbg, Irish mixed style fighter of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Conor McGregor became the most successful athlete in the world in terms of earnings per minute. Over the last year, the fighter fought two fights in the framework of the Absolute Fighting Championship (UFC), where he met with the American fighter Dustin Poirier.
McGregor lost both fights, but this did not prevent him from making good money. In total, the Irish fighter spent three minutes in the Octagon and received 22 million USD for this. Thus, in a minute, his earnings amounted to 8,69 million USD, and in seven seconds of his physical activity, McGregor became richer by a million. The second and third places in the ranking were taken by Mexican boxer Saul Alvarez and American football player Duck Prescott, who earned $ 444 thousand and 325 thousand USD per minute, informs mir24.