Conor McGregor’s retirement could also be quickly be coming to an finish.
After UFC 250, the Irishman introduced his retirement from MMA as soon as once more. For a lot of, they didn’t suppose the retirement would final. However, UFC president, Dana White had been adamant that McGregor is retired and he wouldn’t be speaking to him about fights.
Now, nonetheless, White believes it makes quite a lot of sense for McGregor to return to the Octagon.
“Conor McGregor is retired,” Dana White stated to CNN. “You by no means know. Pay attention, it makes quite a lot of sense for him to return again on the proper time. I don’t know when the appropriate time is but. I’m attempting to get to January 1. That’s my objective this 12 months, is to get to January 1 with out something blowing up anymore this 12 months in 2020. I can’t look forward to 2020 to be gone. This may go down because the worst 12 months in historical past, ever.”
Earlier than the 12 months started, Conor McGregor was saying 2020 was going to be a season and he would have three fights. But, we’re properly over midway by the 12 months and the Irishman nonetheless solely has one combat in 2020.
McGregor made his long-awaited and highly-anticipated return to the Octagon in January at UFC 246. There, he took on Donald Cerrone the place he returned to the win column with a 40-second TKO win. Earlier than that, he was submitted by Khabib Nurmagomedov in his shot to reclaim his light-weight title.
There isn’t any query Conor McGregor preventing once more would do large enterprise for the promotion. There’s additionally a ton of fights on the market for him just like the Nate Diaz trilogy, or a rematch with Dustin Poirier or a combat towards Jorge Masvidal or Tony Ferguson.
The Irishman has additionally been adamant of getting his rematch towards Nurmagomedov. However, the champ preventing Justin Gaethje, McGregor might have one other win or two earlier than that occurs.
Regardless, it seems Whit is hoping McGregor returns, but it surely is probably not till 2021 or when followers are allowed again.
Do you suppose we see Conor McGregor combat once more?