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UFC Rumors: Conor McGregor Delivers 3-Word Message After Insider Confirms Massive Update On December Michael Chandler Fight

UFC Rumors: Conor McGregor Delivers 3-Word Message After Insider Confirms Massive Update On December Michael Chandler Fight

UFC Rumors: Conor McGregor Delivers 3-Word Message After Insider Confirms Massive Update On December Michael Chandler Fight

Speculation about Conor McGregor, as for his return, if it will even happen, they do not seem to take the bench. And why aren’t people talking about it? He is arguably the greatest thing ever produced in a sport where competitors fight in a cage. Recently, a new development has emerged with McGregor looking set to return to the Octagon, while an insider believes we could have a timeline for the Irishman’s eventual clash against Michael Chandler.

Recently UFC Hall of Famer Chael Sonnen took a strong interest in Michael Chandler, who claimed a title shot is up for grabs following the breakout that was his UFC 303 fight against Conor McGregor. The former three-time title challenger devised the ending to “The Notorious” if Islam Makhachev defends his title against “The Iron,” which he believes is a huge possibility. However, McGregor is not done yet as he wants to return as soon as possible.

Conor McGregor reacts to his sparring partner’s update on him

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If you haven’t already noticed Conor McGregor’s social media handles, he has shared some new sparring footage after announcing his toe injury, suggesting that he is indeed training to fight again. One of those sparring partners who recently joined him in training, Brendan Loughnanecaught with Ariel Helwani on “The MMA Hour,” where he had some very positive news for fans who want to see the Irishman back in action.

“Of course he wants to fight. That’s all he (wants). Money doesn’t matter to Conor. Conor is an amazing scrapper. Conor just wants to fight.” Brendan Loughnane stated, also noting that Conor McGregor wants to prove he’s still got it. “I was in the training room with him, training every day, fighting each other. This guy is hungry.”

These comments from Brendan Loughnane were posted on Instagram and guess who reached out to share a response? It was Conor McGregor who appeared to give his stamp of approval to the statements made by his sparring partner, commenting: “REAL RECOGNIZES REAL!”

That response failed to generate much excitement, which is nothing new when it comes to the flamboyant multi-millionaire fighter. Meanwhile, the insider I mentioned earlier who claimed to have an idea of ​​the former two-time champion’s return timeline is none other than Ariel Helwani. Let’s see what the Montreal native had to say.

Probably not at Sphere, claims Ariel Helwani

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The UFC 306 PPV, which will take place inside the $2.3 billion Sphere structure, has garnered the interest of many UFC fighters and everyone, including Conor McGregor, wants a spot on that card. However, there are more chances that Dana White put a title fight on the headline act and not just a normal 5 round contest. Ariel Helwani, on The MMA Hour, said: “The way the wind is blowing right now it seems to be December… Like I said, O’Malley-Merab, Ilia-Max, either one is Sphere, one is Utah (UFC 307).”

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If you’re wondering why Dana White might not host Conor McGregor on the Sphere card, well, that’s because the promotion has already brought in a lot of PPV money – over 17 million dollars. And as for “The Notorious,” it certainly won’t be cheap. “There is no way Conor-Chandler is at the Sphere. It is too expensive. The event is too expensive and Conor commands too much money.” Ariel Helwani added.

Speculation and rumors are all well and good, but until Dana White gives fans the official word, we still don’t know and can’t say anything about Conor McGregor and his UFC future. However, what do you think about these rumours? Is December the date of his imminent return?