Conor McGregor’s return to the Octagon was eagerly anticipated by the majority of mixed martial artists. Although 2024 was a likely destination for McGregor, there were no confirmed dates or opponents until now.
The Notorious is still the biggest star in the UFC and has been pushing his return for some years now. After finally overcoming his setbacks, the former world champion in two divisions announced the date of his highly anticipated comeback.
Conor McGregor shared a short video on social media revealing the exact date of his return and who would be facing him.
McGregor started his announcement by saying, “Ladies and Gentlemen, I wish you all a happy New Year.” “I would like to announce my return date, The Notorious Conor McGregor. The greatest comeback in history will be held on June 29, at International Fight Week, Las Vegas.
“And the opposing opponent?” Michael Chandler. What is your weight, Mr. Chandler?” 185 pounds.”
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) December 31, 2023
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