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UFC star Conor McGregor backed to fight for title in rumored 165 pound division launch: ‘It has to be him’

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UFC star Conor McGregor backed to fight for title in rumored 165 pound division launch: ‘It has to be him’



Daniel Cormier of the Hall of Fame and promotional Hall of Fame says that a divisional title fight must be held for Conor McGregor as he is a former two weight champion. 

McGregor, a former undisputed lightweight and featherweight champion under the promotion’s banner, has been sidelined since he headlined UFC 264 back in July 2021, fracturing his left tibia and fibula in a first round doctor’s stoppage TKO loss to Dustin Poirier.

However, expected to make his long-anticipated return this summer – potentially as soon as UFC 302 at the end of June during International Fight Week, in the form of a middleweight divisional debut against The Ultimate Fighter 31 rival, Michael Chandler.

And recent speculation regarding Conor McGregor’s impending summer comeback have come in tow with rumors of the impending introduction of a much-fluttered super-lightweight weight class – with the limit coming in at 165 pounds.

Conor McGregor is backed for the first 165-pound title fight 

After receiving official confirmation that the super-lightweight weight limit is being introduced, the…



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