The continuing saga of Conor McGregor’s long-awaited return to the Octagon is aware of no finish.
First, the Irishman was speculated to return on the finish of 2023 for UFC 296 in Madison Sq. Backyard. When that didn’t occur, rumors ran rampant that he would headline the promotion’s subsequent huge landmark occasion on April 13. And whereas that also hasn’t been completely dominated out, it’s wanting much less and fewer doubtless as we sit roughly eight weeks away from UFC 300.
On New Yr’s Day, ‘Mystic Mac’ appeared to lastly let the cat out of the bag, claiming he would return on June twenty ninth throughout the promotion’s Worldwide Combat Week festivities in Las Vegas. Nonetheless, UFC CEO Dana White has now dominated that out, just lately stating McGregor’s quote-unquote “best comeback in fight sport’s historical past” would doubtless occur within the fall of 2024.
“Ultimately,” White informed The Pat McAfee Show when requested about McGregor vs. Chandler. “Hopefully this 12 months. There isn’t a date. I’m hoping for the autumn. [Hopefully] we get it finished within the fall.”
On the town for Super Bowl LVIII between the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers, Conor McGregor doubled down on his January 1 assertion, claiming that he’ll return to the Octagon this summer season regardless of White’s insistence that it ain’t occurring.
“Tremendous Bowl Sunday is among the largest sporting days for my associates within the States, second solely to the Mac’s return to the octagon this summer season! Good luck to the 49ers and the Chiefs, go away one thing in Vegas for me,” McGregor wrote on X.
Brendan Schaub Gives Attention-grabbing Tackle the drama surrounding Conor McGregor’s return
It has turn into more and more clear that Conor McGregor and the UFC should not on the identical web page. The the reason why and who’s at fault is anybody’s guess, however maybe Brendan Schaub’s current evaluation of the state of affairs hit the nail on the top.