“It doesn’t suck,” said Dana White yesterday when asked about how it is having such a great talker in Conor McGregor doing all the heavy-lifting in hyping his upcoming bout against Jose Aldo. And it doesn’t suck for sure. UFC 189, which is where McGregor and Aldo will clash, is set to break all kinds of fiscal records according to White’s in-house bean counters and prognosticators. The UFC 189 Championship World Tour is in play to maximize McGregor’s hyping ability, and it’s doing a fantastic job of it – so yeah, you can bet the Irishman is getting paid.
See below for proof.
This week’s profit. pic.twitter.com/QhP2UgIYqk
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) March 27, 2015