Conor McGregor will transcend Cristiano Ronaldo in the most recent Forbes rich list for competitors in the wake of managing an account more than £77m in his knockout against Floyd Mayweather .
The boxer was stopped in the tenth round in Las Vegas however was at that point a victor before the principal chime because of the record-separating buildup that produced to £500m.
Ronaldo finished the rundown this year with acquiring of £71m, however the Real Madrid star will drop down after McGregor vocation high pay day.
“You [Ronaldo] were number one on the Forbes list, I was like number 35 or something,” McGregor said in a meeting last year. “I’ll get up. Maybe next year I’ll get you.” “I don’t think so,” said the Portuguese star.
Despite leapfrogging the No.1 earning athlete, McGregor will not assume the throne, with May weather’s £233m purse putting him back atop of sport’s money-makers.