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

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”.

WATCH RICHARD BRANSON FACE OFF WITH CONOR MCGREGOR BELOW:

I was up for the craic when I was surprised on stage by a visit from @thenotoriousmma #knockout

53.7k Likes, 581 Comments – Richard Branson (@richardbranson) on Instagram: “I was up for the craic when I was surprised on stage by a visit from @thenotoriousmma #knockout”

Pulling into the back of the convention centre to collect some award. Handy. Thanks.

576.6k Likes, 1,448 Comments – Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Instagram: “Pulling into the back of the convention centre to collect some award. Handy. Thanks.”

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

1m Likes, 4,844 Comments – Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Instagram: “Face off with Mr. Branson. He is not a knighted Sir on this soil.”

Thank you @richardbranson

531k Likes, 899 Comments – Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Instagram: “Thank you @richardbranson”

Plunder.

688.9k Likes, 1,971 Comments – Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Instagram: “Plunder.”

Great fun taking on @thenotoriousmma

120.2k Likes, 2,538 Comments – Richard Branson (@richardbranson) on Instagram: “Great fun taking on @thenotoriousmma”