Conor McGregor Says He’ll Return Soon, Wants To Box Again


Former two division UFC champion Conor McGregor hasn’t been seen in action since defeating Donald Cerrone in the main event of UFC 246.

While a return date isn’t set yet for the former two division champion, one thing McGregor says is that he’ll be back in action in the near future.

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“What the fans, and frankly the fighters, don’t want is a dull fight or a dull lead up to a fight,” McGregor told Bleacher Report. “I enjoy every aspect, and the fans deserve to see and hear the real me. I am very passionate and eager to please the fans and win for them and my family. I am willing to fight anyone and have proved that time and time again. I look for a good scrap, and if it isn’t going to be that, I have no interest. The money is not why I do this. I am a very rich man, and my children and those that come after them will be just fine. I love the fight game. I learned many things boxing in Crumlin where I grew up, and my deep love is why I do this today. I will be in the octagon again soon and fully expect to box again. You will need to stay tuned, but trust me – the fans will enjoy. Giving them what they want and entertaining them is important to me.”

McGregor mentioned boxing again, as his lone appearance in the boxing world was a tenth round TKO loss to Floyd Mayweather in what was dubbed The Money Fight.

The Irishman may not have been very active in the last few years, but McGregor expects that to change in the future.

“It is not easy being in the public eye, but I love being around people, as it gives me great energy,” McGregor said. “I plan on being around for a long time inside the octagon, boxing ring, and well beyond my fighting career.”

Owen Roddy, who is one of McGregor’s coaches, says McGregor could return this Summer at UFC 252, facing Justin Gaethje.

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