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Conor McGregor wanted to emphasise a few points on the anniversary of his UFC debut

Love him or hate him, McGregor has had a BIG two years.

MONDAY MARKED THE second anniversary of Conor McGregor’s explosive introduction to the UFC.

And The Notorious took a few moments to reflect on how much he has achieved in a relatively short space of time.

There is, of course, a little bit of creative embellishment there.

To date, the five UFC cards on which McGregor has featured have pulled in a combined gate of just over $9 million — and, it must remembered, he only headlined two of those cards: UFC Fight Night 46 in Dublin ($1.4m gate) and UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston ($1.34m).

The impressive $16.3m figure also includes a fight which hasn’t even happened yet — July’s world title shot against featherweight champ Jose Aldo — which is projected to be worth $7m and set a new gate record at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Unsurprisingly, McGregor is taking those figures to the bank right now.

Even if he’s jumping the gun slightly, and no matter if you love him or hate him, you have to admit it’s all quite impressive.

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