Conor McGregor Signs Deal with Beats By Dre, Thanks to Drake
As he prepares for his upcoming superfight with Boxing’s biggest name and fresh out of retirement, Floyd “Money” Mayweather. UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor announces a new partnership deal with Dr. Dre’s popular electronic brand Beats By Dre.
Taking to Instagram to share the news with fans. The new dad revealed that the deal with Beats is athletic endorsement deal, aligning McGregor among other big name in Sports like Cleveland Cavilers’ Lebron James and Tennis Champion Serena Williams as an official Beats by Dre athlete. In the message, McGregor mentioned a deciding fact to joining Beats by Dre came in a series of advice from OVO Sounds/YMCMB/Cash Money recording artist Drake, Iconic U2 frontman Bono, and former Beats by Dre/Interscope CEO Jimmy Iovine.
Read the complete message from Conor McGregor below:
It's a beautiful day! I am now officially a @beatsbydre athlete! Shoutout to the great Jimmy Iovine, Bono @U2, and also my brother @Champagnepapi as we began working this deal at his show in L.A. It is an honour for me to join this prestigious team, alongside some of the worlds greatest athletes and musicians. Welcome to the Mac Life. #BEHEARD
With the biggest fight of his career on the horizon, expect to see McGregor as the face of the latest Beats by Dre campaign. While McGregor and the UFC have agreed to terms on the upcoming boxing match with Floyd, there is no official date for the arguably considered the “Fight of the Century”.