Conor McGregor is venting his disappointment with the UFC.
In November of final 12 months, McGregor introduced he would be returning to the Octagon in January. His aim was to battle three times, the initial in January, 1 in the summertime, and then the rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov in October. Nevertheless, that did not come about for a selection of explanations.
McGregor returned in January at UFC 246 exactly where he conquer Donald Cerrone in 40 seconds. Straight away soon after, a lot of wondered who his next opponent would be and when.
Regretably for the Irishman, contract negotiations and the pandemic halted individuals programs, and McGregor was not booked all over again in 2020 which is much to his disappointment.
Right after becoming disregarded on the 3 dates I put forward. (3 consecutive dates I could possibly add! Would have had me at 4 fights this calendar year) Adopted then by currently being sidelined because no crowds in attendance, I mentioned fuck this and bounced.
4 fights this period = 6mill PPV buys. How considerably misplaced? https://t.co/iDVcR2DD3j
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 3, 2020
“After remaining disregarded on the 3 dates I place ahead. (3 consecutive dates I may possibly insert! Would have had me at 4 fights this calendar yr) Followed then by becoming sidelined since no crowds in attendance, I mentioned fuck this and bounced. 4 fights this period = 6mill PPV buys. How significantly misplaced?,” McGregor tweeted.
Conor McGregor has given that agreed to rematch Dustin Poirier in January which a lot of are viewing as a No. 1 contender bout. Still, “The Diamond” has appear out and asked the UFC what the maintain up is. So, maybe the battle may possibly not occur right after all.
It is no doubt disappointing for McGregor and UFC supporters to not currently being able to see the Irishman battle as generally as he would like. It would’ve been a very good year for the UFC if McGregor did battle 3 instances.
Conor McGregor is coming off a 40-next knockout get more than Donald Cerrone at UFC 246. The struggle marked his return to the sport right after he was submitted by Khabib Nurmagomedov for the light-weight title at UFC 229. He is also the former featherweight and lightweight champion.
What do you make of Conor McGregor venting on his annoyance about not preventing 3 periods in 2020 as he needed?