Conor McGregor’s coach addresses the UFC 229 fight rumor. He admitted that he does not know if the fight that involves Conor McGregor with Khabib Nurmagomedov is close to be happening. Perhaps what is remembered by most folks is Conor McGregor’s last appearance during Mayweather vs. McGregor weigh-in. Well, indeed. It has been a while since the fighter made his previous appearance.
Back in Friday, people speculated about the proposed upcoming match that involves McGregor and his successor at the summit of the lightweight division. This fight can be the headlining of the UFC 229. The next card will happen at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on October 6.
The news from Nurmagomedov has been influencing the mixed martial arts fans around the world. They have been looking forward to witnessing the prestigious bout between the two prominent fighters. Conor McGregor’s last appearance was 19 months ago. So, it is only natural that the public expects that the upcoming bout involving McGregor is coming to fruition.
We have been in the dark since the rumor emerged in public. However, the fight between Nurmagomedov and McGregor in the future will finally set to happen. Roddy couldn’t confirm anything because the clarity has not been there yet. However, he stated that it would be great to get Conor back on the octagon ring.
Whether it is happening or not, we can be sure that Conor McGregor indeed has the ticket to fight against Nurmagomedov, his successor. “the Notorious” also gives some hints that he will get back inside the cage. Roddy also confirmed that although the UFC 229 is not likely linking to McGregor’s return to the cage.
In the social media accounts of the respective fighter, we can agree that he’s been training hard. Roddy also confirmed that Conor’s been preparing for the upcoming fight. In this state, he is motivated and wants to fight, no matter who’s the opponent. It is just that Conor would need a few things sorted out. He can sit down and negotiate the excellent deals for the upcoming UFC card.
Just like the UFC fans expectation, Roddy is also expecting that the combat will be available anytime soon. We have been vacant since the fighter made an appearance in his multi-million-pound boxing match with Mayweather 19 months ago. But Roddy can’t confirm anything yet until there are an official approach and meeting between the two sides. So, although it won’t be likely to happen in the UFC 229, the biggest fight in the history can happen anytime soon this year.
If you are a diehard fan of the UFC, you can rest assured that you will leave the 2018 year after watching Conor McGregor return on the Octagon.
UFC President Dana White has also stated his willingness to conduct McGregor and Nurmagomedov anytime soon. Of course, it will depend on both Nurmagomedov and McGregor themselves. The officials will see how the thing plays out and will officially announce the bout if both sides have been making the approach.
McGregor has not fought in the UFC since his win over Eddie Alvarez at the UFC 205. Back then, the fighter had made the historic achievement. He is the first fighter who holds two titles simultaneously.
Ireland’s first UFC belt holder appeared in the court back in Thursday to conduct the trials with the three counts of assault and one count of criminal mischief for his actions. However, he wasn’t punished. He apologized to the court and to the public for his actions. Though this case has been pretty tough, many still have belief in the fighter. After all, the fans have been following his appearances for a while. McGregor hasn’t set his foot inside the Octagon since his historical achievement in the UFC 205. But that does not seem to be a problem anymore. Folks who speculate about his return can be joyful right now because the back of the fighter will likely to happen in the future.
We also get the real hints from the fighter himself. In his social media accounts, he hints to us about what’s next. So, hang tight. Something great will happen sooner than later.