McGregor announces bombshell return

Thursday - 24/10/2019 10:22
Conor McGregor is coming back to the UFC.Source:AFP
Conor McGregor is coming back to the UFC.Source:AFP
He hasn’t stepped foot inside the Octagon for over a year, but Conor McGregor has confirmed his return to the UFC is officially on.

Conor McGregor hasn’t fought in the UFC since October 7, 2018 but the man known as “The Notorious” is set to step foot back in the Octagon.

The former two-weight world champion told a press conference in Moscow his stunning return will take place in Las Vegas on January 19, 2020.

And if he has his way he’ll fight three times in 2020 and they could all be monumental bouts.

His last fight in the UFC came in a fourth-round loss at the hands of Khabib Nurmagomedov before an ugly brawl broke out both inside the cage and in the stands.

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Making his announcement in Russia, McGregor said he wanted to give the people the fight they deserved against Nurmagomedova, but he wasn’t willing to wait for him.

“I wish to compete here in Moscow, Russia. We know that, we know what belt I’m seeking in Mother Russia. The people of Russia deserve this inevitable rematch [against Nurmagomedov] to take place here in Moscow and it will happen,” said McGregor.

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