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Khamzat Chimaev welcomes Conor McGregor back to the UFC and Bruce Buffer and Dustin Poirier appreciate not being in jail — this and much more on Wednesday's social media roundup.

Khamzat Chimaev welcomes "chicken" Conor McGregor back to UFC

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Khamzat Chimaev has poked fun at Conor McGregor ahead of his UFC return. Chimaev has taken issue with "The Notorious" in the past after he made some remarks about Dagestan (Chimaev's homeland) when he was preparing for his fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Chimaev has echoed "The Eagle's" name for McGregor, a throwback to when Nurmagomedov called McGregor a "chicken"

Bruce Buffer and Dustin Poirier compare Fight island and prison

Bruce Buffer and Dustin Poirier shared a moment on their way to Fight Island. Buffer made a remark at how they were on their way to a five-star resort and Poirier responded smartly that he has been to a zero-star jail and it's such an improvement!

Conor McGregor looks ready for Dustin Poirier

Conor McGregor posted a promotional ad ahead of his fight with Dustin Poirier. Conor was promoting his new brand TIDL Sport and made the following statement.

"That is what inspired my new brand TIDL Sport, the next generation in sports recovery products. TIDL Sport is going to change the game in fitness and sports recovery. One of the many reasons Dustin is worried - no one trains or recovers like me. I’ll prove it again Saturday night."

A video has also emerged of "The Notorious" preparing for his fight and he doesn't seem to have lost a step despite his inactivity over the last few years.

Khabib Nurmagomedov wins submission of the year

Khabib Nurmagomedov has had his submission game recognized by earning "submission of the year". "The Eagle" tapped out Justin Gaethje and looked like a phenom on the ground, despite his background being mostly wrestling.

Fan-made UFC 257 poster looks amazing

UFC 257 is just around the corner and Dosbrak on Instagram has made this sick custom poster for the event.

Dana White shares a photo of the original "The Ultimate Fighter" cast

TUF season one, episode one aired 16-years-ago on January 19, 2006. The show is widely regarded as the reason for MMA and UFC becoming the global brand it is now and turned the whole sport around. The cast included Diego Sanchez who ended up winning and other notable names like Kenny Florian and Forest Griffin.

Paulo Costa vs. Robert Whittaker not official

Paulo Costa has taken to Twitter to dismiss a fan-made photo promoting a fight of "Borrachinha" vs. Robert Whittaker and said the photo was "not official." The tweet also included Jorge Masvidal vs. Colby Covington but no word has been announced as to whether that fight is agreed upon or even being discussed.

Ariel Helwani reminded of Conversation with Conor McGregor

Ariel Helwani was reminded of a conversation he shared with Conor McGregor. A fan shared the tweet of the conversation in which McGregor let Helwani know that Mattress Mick (a mattress store in Ireland) was also doubling up as his financial advisor. Mick most certainly be a busy man when "The Notorious" cashes his PPV cheques after fights.

Francis Ngannou offers a fan the chance to watch UFC 257 with him.

Francis Ngannou has revealed a competition in which 10 lucky fans can view UFC 257 with him. He also shared a photo of him with Conor McGregor and despite the 100lb difference between the pair, it's quite remarkable that McGregor isn't completely dwarfed by Ngannou. To enter, follow the instructions on the post below.

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