Conor McGregor Announces Summer UFC Return Against Michael Chandler

Photo: Instagram/Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor has set the MMA world abuzz with news of his imminent return to the Octagon. 

Speaking during a press tour for his upcoming movie "Road House," McGregor revealed that he has received confirmation from the UFC for a showdown against Michael Chandler slated for this summer.

"We got confirmation a few days ago that it's all systems go," McGregor disclosed to ESPN on Tuesday, igniting excitement among fans eagerly awaiting his comeback.

Photo: Instagram/Conor McGregor

However, the buildup to this potential clash has been marred by uncertainty, with Chandler's recent remarks adding fuel to the speculation fire. In a seemingly sarcastic tweet, Chandler questioned his readiness for a summer fight, prompting mixed reactions from observers.

McGregor, known for his bold statements, didn't hold back in his response to Chandler's comments, dismissing him as a "f---ing imbecile" and expressing his determination to emerge victorious in the anticipated bout.

Despite the prolonged wait and numerous false starts, McGregor vs. Chandler promises to be a spectacle if it comes to fruition. The fight, initially teased over a year ago, has yet to receive an official announcement, leaving fans on edge.

Speculation about McGregor's future in the UFC has also intensified, with the Irish fighter revealing that he has two fights remaining on his contract. While a trilogy bout against Nate Diaz remains a top priority, McGregor's long-term plans with the promotion remain uncertain.

As anticipation continues to build, MMA enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting further developments regarding McGregor's return to the Octagon and his potential showdown with Chandler.

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Source: CBS Sports 


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