UFC 246: Donald Cerrone Calls on Conor McGregor to “Throw” Him a “Little Bit of That Grease”
By FCF Staff
Following Conor McGregor’s claim that he’s going to make around $80 million for his fight this Saturday with Donald Cerrone, “Cowboy” has asked the star to send a bit of that money his way.
Ahead of UFC 246, McGregor spoke with ESPN, and during the interview he claimed he’s going to make approximately $80 million for his fight with Cerrone. While speaking to media since then, Cerrone was asked to comment on McGregor’s claim, and “Cowboy” said this (quote via MMA Junkie):
“Hey man, (expletive) good for you,” Cerrone said. “Good for you. If you want to kick ‘Cowboy’ a little bit of that, a percentage would be even cooler. Like I said, if that’s a real number? (Expletive) right on, man.
“That means I did something right and he did something right and we’re selling a hell of a fight. Right on, man. Good for you. Throw ‘Cowboy’ a little bit of that grease when you’re done.”
Cerrone also said that he’s not going to earn as much money as many people believe he will, for his bout with McGregor. When McGregor estimated his earnings for Saturday’s bout, he did not specify whether the claim included additional funds he might be receiving from sponsorships and endorsements.
UFC 246 will be hosted by the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.