The huge soap opera involving the return of Conor McGregor to the Octagon after almost three years of inactivity continues to grow and gain new chapters almost weekly. This time, the Irishman indicated a 'bigger than the Super Bowl' return for the middle of the year.
In a post on the social network 'X' (formerly Twitter) last Sunday (11), hours before the start of the Super Bowl, the NFL final, the 'Notorious' promised to return to the octagon in the summer of the northern hemisphere, which takes place during the winter in Brazil, between June and September.
“Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest sports days for my friends in the United States, second only to 'Mac's' return to the Octagon this summer. Good luck to the 49ers and the Chiefs, leave something in Vegas for me”, wrote the Irishman.
Former UFC featherweight (up to 65,7 kg) and lightweight (up to 70,3 kg) champion, Conor McGregor He has been away from the Octagon since July 2021, when he suffered a serious leg injury in the defeat to his rival Dustin poirier.
Although it indicates the return for the middle of the year, Conor McGregor There is no date or even a defined rival for his return. The tendency, however, is for the Irish to face Michael chandler, against whom he starred in the last edition of 'The Ultimate Fighter', in the middle of last year.