Conor McGregor announces UFC comeback, talks about Khabib rematch

first_img 10 months ago UFC News: Mike Tyson has some advice for embattled Conor McGregor McGregor, who is known for his expletive-laden ultra-expressive personality, was asked about returning to the UFC in the press conference. McGregor, in return, made the announcement that he would make his UFC return on January 18, 2020 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. McGregor further said that he knew the opponent he would be facing in his comeback fight but was choosing to not reveal to the media as the UFC would end up changing the match card. ALSO READ | UFC: Joe Lauzon to not fight again in the competition?Hinting on having more fights in 2020, Conor referred to his comeback fight as “the beginning of my(his) season.” McGregor added that he looks to compete against the winner of the Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal fixture. Referring to the history he and Diaz share, McGregor added that he looks to fight the third bout with Diaz but does not know how things will shape up.ALSO READ | UFC: Conor McGregor wanted to return and fight in the December 14 cardTrash-talks Khabib NurmagomedovSpeaking about famous rival Khabib Nurmagomedov, McGregor said that he looks forward to a rematch with the Russian who defeated him in his final UFC bout before his hiatus. The Irish man further aggravated his persona as he called Khabib a “bu**h**e sniffer” in typical Conor McGregor fashion. McGregor was referring to Nurmagomedov’s ground-based fighting style. Conor added that he believes that the world deserves the “inevitable” rematch and McGregor wants to remain focused enough to give the world, exactly that. He mentioned how he wanted to fight the winner of Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov in Moscow, Russia.ALSO READ | UFC: Conor McGregor has been named as the richest fighter of UFC Mrigank Pandey WE RECOMMEND COMMENT SUBSCRIBE TO US Written By 10 months ago UFC: Khabib Nurmagomedov plans to retire in the next 2 years from MMA FOLLOW US First Published: 25th October, 2019 13:00 ISTcenter_img LIVE TV 10 months ago UFC: After a feud with Khabib, Conor McGregor is going to Moscow Conor McGregor, in a press conference on Thursday, revealed that he will be returning to the UFC in 2020. This development comes after McGregor announced his retirement from the sport in March of 2019. This is McGregor second time coming out of retirement.ALSO READ | UFC: Paige Vanzant ignores Maycee Barber for a fightMcGregor aims at multiple fights in 2020 Last Updated: 25th October, 2019 13:00 IST Conor McGregor Announces UFC Comeback, Talks About Khabib Rematch On Thursday, Conor McGregor announced that he will be returning to the UFC in January 2020. Read more as we look at the opponents Conor looks to face. WATCH US LIVE 10 months ago UFC: Conor McGregor wanted to return and fight in the December 14 card 10 months ago UFC: Frankie Edgar accepts Conor McGregor callout; Dana White responds Hey guys quick announcement, I’ve decided to retire from the sport formally known as “Mixed Martial Art” today.I wish all my old colleagues well going forward in competition.I now join my former partners on this venture, already in retirement.Proper Pina Coladas on me fellas!— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) March 26, 2019last_img

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