Conor McGregor hopes to return to the octagon in early 2023
Irish mixed martial artist (MMA) Conor McGregor announced the timing of the return to the octagon. He announced this on Instagrambanned in Russia social network; belongs to the Meta company, recognized as an extremist organization and banned in the Russian Federation).
“I’ll be back soon. I hope that at the beginning of 2023, around the first quarter. A couple more months and I’ll be ready to start training camp, ”said McGregor. The Irishman added that he sees “gold” in his future.
Formerly McGregor threw challenge to new UFC lightweight champion, Russian Islam Makhachev. The Irishman said he has developed special tools that can defeat an opponent.
McGregor is a former UFC Lightweight and Featherweight Champion. The athlete has not entered the octagon since the summer of 2021. Then he fought with the American Dustin Poirier and received a broken leg, losing by technical knockout. In his professional career, the Irishman spent 28 fights, won 22 victories and suffered six defeats.