Conor McGregor is second highest-earning boxer per punch

Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Conor McGregor
Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Conor McGregor / Ethan Miller/GettyImages

Conor McGregor is still setting boxing records, despite only having one fight.

Boxing fans are going to hate this.

According to research done by, former UFC champion Conor McGregor is the second highest-earning boxer per punch, and he's only had one boxing fight.

The research shows that Floyd Mayweather Jr. was the highest earner with £239,358 (approximately $298,680) per punch, which they calculated based on a purse of £448.90 million, and just over 1,800 strikes landed.

McGregor comes in at £225,160 (approximately $280,211) per punch which was calculated based on a £24.98 million purse and 111 punches landed

Coming in third is Anthony Joshua.

Here's the full list, provided by betsperts.

McGregor fought Mayweather in 2016 in his only professional boxing fight. He lost via TKO in the 10th round. At the time, it was the biggest combat sports event.

McGregor is slated to face off with Michael Chandler for The Ultimate Fighter finale sometime in 2023.

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