Conor McGregor Leaks Serena Williams Paycheck

The former UFC Double Champion Conor McGregor recently took to Twitter to congratulate tennis players Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka for making the top 50 on Forbes’ list of the highest-paid athletes.



Conor McGregor lauds Serena Williams

‘The Notorious One’ replied to a Tweet posted by Forbes India, congratulating the American and Japanese sportswomen.

McGregor had topped the list. He became the first mixed martial artist to achieve the title of the world’s highest-paid athlete. The Irishman earned a staggering amount of $180 million over the year. While he made $22 million as a professional fighter, he made the rest of his money through income sources unrelated to his sport. A large part of his earnings came from the sale of his majority share in Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey. Cris Cyborg Drops Jake Paul Bombshell

Japanese tennis sensation Naomi Osaga figured 12th on the list, along with golfing legend Tiger Woods. Her total earnings for the year sit at $60 million, out of which $5 million came from professional tennis competition. Her off-the-field earnings amounted to $55 million. [Source: Forbes]

The 39-year-old Serena Williams garnered $41.5 million over the year, taking the 28th spot on the list. She earned $1.5 million on the court and $40 million away from it.

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