October 7, 2022

UFC celebrity Conor McGregor has been warned to avoid the welterweight division forward of his eagerly anticipated MMA comeback.

‘Infamous’ hasn’t fought since fracturing his tibia and fibula at UFC 264 in July 2021, however he’s anticipated to return to motion later this yr or within the first quarter of 2023.

McGregor is closing in on full health after struggling a catastrophic leg harm final yr

Throughout his time away from the game, McGregor has significantly bulked up and set his sights on the UFC welterweight belt at the moment within the fingers of Kamaru Usman.

Gilbert Burns, who fought for the 170lb title final yr, has warned the UFC legend {that a} transfer up in weight is not going to finish properly for him.

“You may’t deal with the highest 5 guys in that division. You may battle a few guys at 170 however he’s not a welterweight. If he actually thinks [he is], attempt some prime 5 [fighters] in that division. I feel it’s not truthful. We’d simply destroy Conor,” the Brazilian informed MMA Preventing.

“If you happen to’re speaking in regards to the prime 5 on this planet, all people hits laborious besides Colby [Covington] however all people can wrestle. Colby can wrestle. Colby and Conor will not be enjoyable trigger Colby would simply outwrestle him.

“Kamaru [Usman], he can hit laborious and he can wrestle. Khamzat [Chimaev], he can hit laborious and he can wrestle. Leon Edwards, he can hit very laborious, good placing and may wrestle. I hit laborious and may wrestle so don’t say you’re a welterweight.”

Regardless of considering McGregor can not compete at welterweight, Burns can be comfortable to see him be a part of the division as he represents a probably huge payday and a comparatively simple.

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After bulking up during his time off McGregor has announced his intention to return at welterweight

After bulking up throughout his break day McGregor has introduced his intention to return at welterweight

‘Durinho’ is currently looking for a fight

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‘Durinho’ is at the moment on the lookout for a battle


“He’s not a welterweight but when he needs to battle at welterweight, I’d like to beat the s*** out of Conor,” Burns added.

“I feel he’s not going to take that punch. I’m not even speaking about grappling trigger that’s not truthful. [I’d] simply take him down and maul him however a battle with Conor, it’s a win-win for me. I’m going to beat him up and I’m going to get a ton of loopy cash.”

As of late, speak of McGregor’s impending comeback has subsided because it was not too long ago revealed the Irishman is ready to make his appearing debut alongside Jake Gyllenhaal.

‘Mystic Mac’ may have a number one function in Amazon Prime’s new re-imagining of the Nineteen Eighties traditional, Highway Home, which is ready to start filming within the Dominican Republic later this month.

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