September 29, 2022

UFC celebrity Conor McGregor has vowed to make a return to the boxing ring earlier than his fight sports activities profession is over.

‘The Infamous’ made his boxing debut again in 2017 in opposition to Floyd Mayweather in a bout dubbed ‘The Cash Combat’ which he misplaced through TKO in spherical 10.

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McGregor began nicely however finally ran out of fuel and was stopped on his toes

Mayweather vs McGregor combat was an enormous business success and fell simply shy of being essentially the most profitable boxing occasion of all time, promoting 4.3 million pay-per-views worldwide – 300,000 buys shy of Mayweather vs. Pacquiao.

McGregor might have pocketed $100 million in his debut, however the Irishman claims that it’s his love of the game that makes a second bout inevitable

“Boxing is my past love in fight sports activities. I had such a good time the final time I used to be on the market,” McGregor advised Sky Sports activities.

“Clearly, my return might be within the octagon for UFC – that story is way from over, in truth it’s simply being written, it’s only the start.

“However, boxing, for certain I’ll grace the squared circle once more sooner or later.”

McGregor is at present working his manner again to full health after struggling a fractured tibia and fibula at UFC 264 in July 2021.

The 33-year-old is anticipated to return to motion later in 2022 and has just lately been ramping up his coaching forward of his eagerly anticipated comeback combat.

McGregor’s passion for boxing still burns brightly

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McGregor’s ardour for boxing nonetheless burns brightly

McGregor has fought back from his leg break and will soon be back in the cage competing

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McGregor has fought again from his leg break and can quickly be again within the cage competing


“The physique is doing good. We’re going to up the coaching little by little, he mentioned. “I’ve one other CT scan within the coming days after which I might be clear to kick.

“As soon as I can kick and grapple, I might be again very quickly. Boxing coaching goes nicely, power coaching. I’m excited to get again.”

After beforehand holding titles at featherweight and light-weight, McGregor has introduced his intention to return at welterweight and tackle the present 170lb king Kamaru Usman.

A combat with ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ appears unlikely as he’s attributable to put his belt on the road in opposition to high contender Leon Edwards later in 2022 and McGregor, who has no actual historical past on the weight, is on a two-fight shedding streak.