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Conor McGregor seems just unstoppable at this point.

He’s a multi-time UFC Champ (in two different weight classes simultaneously!), an actor, and he owns his own brand of booze.

Now, add to that list: he owns a piece of the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championships (BKFC).

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Conor McGregor + BKFC

The scene was McGregor’s own Black Forge Inn in Dublin. He was joined by BKFC founder and president David Feldman for the joyous occasion, signing the papers and looking excited as can be.


BKFC is no joke, for those who haven’t had the pleasure of watching. And they bring in talent, too.

They’ve been doing so well, they even branched out internationally. The promotion now also runs BKFC Asia, which was started in Thailand but has expanded since.

(Though, it hasn’t been without controversy. In 2021, fighter Justin Thornton suffered a spinal injury during a match that eventually killed him.)

Fans may recall that Bounding Into Sports favorite Paige Van Zant once stepped into the gloveless ring:

If you’re like me, you’re probably still surprised that these fights are sanctioned. That’s a normal reaction, considering bare knuckle fighting hasn’t been sanctioned in this country for 130 years.

So far, the promotion has held 82 fights.

McGregor’s Businesses

McGregor has his irons in a ton of fires.

Besides the aforementioned Black Forge Inn in Dublin, Ireland, McGregor also makes an Irish stout and an Irish whiskey.

His Forged Irish Stout was made headlines when the blonde bomber-bombshell Ebanie Bridges promoted it during a visit to Black Forge Inn.

He started Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey in 2018, and it’s been selling decently.

On top of that, he’s also branched out into the men’s lifestyle space with August McGregor. You know Conor is involved with a tagline like, “Whoop ass and look good!”

The company sells everything from top-of-the-line suits to active wear.

And we would be remiss if we didn’t mention McGregor’s starring role in the remake of Road House, co-starring Jake Gyllenhaal. This author found it enjoyable, if reductive, and millions of viewers seem to agree according to numbers put out by Amazon Prime.

Yeah, he’s really doing everything! Congratulations Conor, and we look forward to the next chapter at BKFC!

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