Most MMA admirers would concur that a completely-focussed Conor McGregor is a power to be reckoned with.
Formally, the Irishman is retired. That has not stopped him hitting the fitness center and sporting a acquainted new seem.
The former UFC featherweight and light-weight champion, McGregor, is evidently nevertheless in fantastic shape. And the new excitement lower harks back to a particular time in his profession. Specifically, the rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202.
Ahead of getting rid of to Diaz at UFC 196 5 months prior, ‘The Notorious’ was on a 15-struggle successful streak and experienced an unblemished history in the UFC. Dropping to Diaz the 1st time appeared to mild a hearth less than him. He came back again hunting a lot more focussed and sporting the now infamous buzz cut, as he battled his way to a victory via majority conclusion. It was a fight that would go down in heritage, and garnered the next-most UFC fork out-for every-watch buys of all-time with a overall of 1.65 million.
Is McGregor’s most up-to-date put up is a indication of issues to occur?
He has ‘retired’ in advance of. He arrived back. It is inescapable that enthusiasts will keep on to speculate above a doable return to the Octagon.
If the 32-year-previous does choose to bounce back again in, he’ll have no limited of suitors.
A single battle that he’s been warned against using is a match-up with in-from Swede, Khamzat Chimaev. Speaking to TMZ this week, Chimaev’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz stated that his shopper would ‘put McGregor in a wheelchair.’
Abdeliaziz went on to say that,
‘Conor McGregor is mentally unstable. I would like him the ideal of luck.
‘Khamzat would kill him. He would definitely kill him.’
The beef amongst Abdelaziz and McGregor is longstanding, stemming from the Irishman’s fight with his star shopper, Khabib Nurmagomedov, so it’s no shock to hear the Dominance MMA CEO throwing shade.
If Conor McGregor’s latest article is hinting at a feasible return to motion, who do you imagine would be the suitable opponent?