Conor McGregor finds it humorous that as he approaches full health after fracturing his tibia and fibula in July 2021, UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is struggling to beat a current surgical procedure on his hand.
McGregor couldn’t comprise his amusement at Usman’s incapacity to get well, taking to social media to giggle on the man he’s hoping to struggle subsequent.
‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ was anticipated to defend his title in opposition to Leon Edwards this summer time however that now seems unlikely as Usman offers with the hand damage.
He just lately revealed that he’s solely simply been given the go-ahead to begin mild coaching once more and is unwilling to take a position about when he shall be able to return to motion.
“Hand is doing just a little higher. Noticed the physician this week, and I can begin to make mild contact with the hand,” Usman revealed to reporters at UFC 274.
“That’s simply what sucks with this stuff. Whenever you’re coping with tendons, they’re so much more durable to only heal straight away, particularly after they’re on high of the knuckles.”
“I hate being mistaken, so I don’t wish to throw a timeline on it (his return.)”
A couple of minutes after poking enjoyable at Usman, ‘Infamous’ posted a couple of images from his newest coaching session on Twitter to indicate how he’s recovering from one of many worst in-fight accidents in UFC historical past.
The previous dual-weight champion may be seen cracking pads and stretching as he prepares for his eagerly anticipated return to motion later this 12 months.
Proper now, it’s unclear who the most important star in MMA will struggle in his return.
McGregor has expressed his need to instantly struggle Usman for the welterweight belt however that appears unlikely since he’s driving a two-fight dropping streak and has no actual historical past at 170lbs.
Two extra choices popped up for the Irishman over the weekend when he was referred to as out by Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira within the aftermath of their spectacular wins at UFC 274.