Conor McGregor fractured his ankle at the end of the first round of his UFC 264 fight against Dustin Poirier. Since then McGregor has been on a path of destruction that resulted in McGregor saying a lot of controversial remarks. It seems McGregor wants to return to full-fledged 25-minute rounds.
Conor McGregor previously made headlines at MTV’s Video Music Awards after he got involved in a scuffle with Machine Gun Kelly while Megan Fox was still with Kelly. Recently, Conor McGregor was accused of punching Francesco Facchinetti, a celebrity DJ in Rome and breaking his nose in the process.
The DJ then stated that he will be filing a lawsuit against McGregor. McGregor was even called white trash for the incident. It was then revealed that charges were indeed filed against Conor McGregor.
While speaking with Submission Radio, Conor McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh revealed that now that McGregor has made a full recovery, he wants to return to doing full-fledged 25-minute rounds for his training.
“He’s going to be back on the mats now in the next couple of weeks with me. He’s doing a lot of strength training at the moment. The guy’s jacked, I think he’s going back as a middleweight. But he’ll be back on the mats with me shortly. We’ll start off with combat sports training again… Look, we’ll start with drills and I actually joked and I said, ‘Look, I’d rather if we just start off with some techniques, some drills, let’s see where you’re going.’ And he’s like, ‘No, I’m gonna do five by five (five rounds and five minutes), that’s what I’m going back to do.'”
Canelo Alvarez also recently made it clear he has no intention of ever squaring off against Conor McGregor. McGregor is expected to be out of action for a year as he is set on returning as soon as possible.
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