Conor McGregor will return to the octagon

Conor McGregor will return to the octagon

The wish of the stubborn Conor McGregor was granted by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), who will once again fight Michael Chandler in the octagon.

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Mixed Martial Arts Organization President Dana White announced Saturday that the two men will be the mentors for season 31 of reality show The Ultimate Fighter and will face off at the end of that season. The.

The 34-year-old Irishman had hinted on social media in November that he would be eligible for a return to combat in August 2023 as he rejoins the United States Anti-Doping Association (USADA) scouting group in FEBRUARY would.

McGregor (22-6, 19 KOs) has not fought for the UFC since July 10, 2021. He was then beaten a second time in a row by Dustin Poirier, who had to concede victory to him with a broken leg. His last triumph dates back to January 2020 against Donald Cerrone.

Chandler (23-8, 11 KOs) also folded to Poirier, via submission, in November. Like McGregor, the 36-year-old American has lost three of his last four fights.

The Ultimate Fighter airs May 30th on ESPN and ends August 15th. However, a date or location for the fight between McGregor and Chandler has not been announced.