Conor McGregor recently answered fan questions on the X platform and he had a lot to say about his return, and he even fired some shots at his old rival.
McGregor has been out of action since suffering a broken tibia and fibula in his trilogy fight with Dustin Poirier back in July 2021. Many have been wondering if the “Notorious” one is a lock for UFC 300, but UFC CEO Dana White told Adam Glyn that McGregor’s return is more likely for the summer of 2024.
Conor McGregor Responds to Questions About Return
When one fan asked Conor McGregor if he is in or out of UFC 300, “Mystic Mac” had the following to say:
“In,” McGregor emphatically replied.
McGregor doesn’t have an official date lined up for his return, but he remains optimistic.
“I am confident we get the set date. There is no one holding no one back. A lot goes on behind the scenes but all involved are working hard to make it happen”
Diss Aimed At Khabib Nurmagomedov
McGregor was also asked who he’d like to fight in a rematch if given an opportunity. In a since deleted X post, the “Notorious” one dissed Khabib Nurmagomedov.
“Khabib. He is fighting’s biggest chicken”
McGregor’s likely opponent is the man he served as an opposing coach with on “The Ultimate Fighter,” Michael Chandler. McGregor says he won’t allow Chandler’s positive personality to stop him from reaching his goal.
“Yes, I think he is a good guy. Albeit I won’t get over connected to that like past. Emotionless. A working man with a job in front of him. A handy job hahaha”
McGregor also admitted that he hasn’t lost sight of a potential fourth outing with Dustin Poirier.
“Let’s be real, it’s a must. Unfinished.”
Finally, McGregor responded t0 a post by popular actress Halle Berry.
“I am the highest paid first time actor of all time,” McGregor wrote.