Conor McGregor is gearing up for his long-awaited return to the UFC octagon against Michael “Iron” Chandler. The fight, anticipated to take place at the end of this year, got delayed due to the 35-year-old fighter not passing the USADA testing pool in due time.
Conor McGregor was supposed to submit his anti-dopping test which would allow him to fight in the UFC. However, Dana White, the UFC president, now has a change of plan for the former lightweight champion, as it’s been more than two years since he stepped foot in the UFC octagon.
Chandler is confident he’ll welcome Conor McGregor back to UFC in 2024
Michael Chandler last fought in the year 2022 against Dustin Poirier in November while Conor has not been in action for more than two and a half years. However, as McGregor recovered from his injury, which he suffered at UFC 264, will be facing Chandler, as Dana White announced earlier.
Recently, in an interview, Chandler predicted to be in action with McGregor in the year 2024. Chandler said, “Nobody would like the hypothesizing to stop more than me,” Michael added. “I don’t have any information. Obviously [UFC 300] would be a dream scenario. That’s when I would like to fight, where I would like to fight, who I would wanna fight…It’s gonna happen next year.” via SI.
McGregor contemplates unprecedented career shift
35-year-old has always been involved in Charity work. The Irishmen have always been patriotic. After making big remarks against his own country’s government got the attention of his country’s so many people.
Now Conor McGregor is getting involved in political scenarios as well which is indicating fighting fans that McGregor may take more time to enter the cage. “The Notorious” recently got himself involved in the reason to provoke the riots in Dublin. Now the case has already been registered against him that proper interrogation of his social media account is getting examined.
Recently, in an interview, McGregor shared his political views and expressed how he would love to support his country. Conor said “Potential competition if I run. Gerry, 78. Bertie, 75. Enda, 74. Each with unbreakable ties to their individual parties’ politics. Regardless of what the public outside of their parties feel. These parties govern themselves vs. govern the people.”
The former two-division UFC champion also added, “I listen. I support. I adapt. I have no affiliation/bias/favoritism toward any party. They would genuinely be held to account regarding the current sway of public feeling.”
Later, McGregor suggested he would love to implement a weekly vote system that will help him and people connect easily. If there is an issue, he expressed willingness to invest money for the betterment of the country.