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Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Media, faces off with UFC champ, Conor McGregor

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor faced off with Richard Branson in Dublin. Branson is the founder of Virgin Media and ranks 7th amongst the richest billionaires in Britain with a net worth of £5.1 billion, Branson also owns 400 companies worldwide.

McGregor was presented with a lifetime achievement award from Branson at the Pendulum Summit, an annual business summit group, in Dublin, Ireland, January 10.

Branson said, “Conor told me how he’s got this far by believing in himself – it’s a great lesson for entrepreneurs”.


Face off with Mr. Branson. He is not a knighted Sir on this soil.

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Thank you @richardbranson

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Great fun taking on @thenotoriousmma

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Eric Kowal

Eric Kowal

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