World News – US – Conor McGregor announces his return: « I’m in it! »

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UFC superstar Conor McGregor announced his return via social media on Friday, and it looks like the Irishman expects to have two fights on the way The 32-year-old gave a lengthy explanation of facing Diego Sanchez in his next UFC fight, then went on to say that he plans to return to the boxing ring to face superstar Manny Pacquiao

McGregor is back, and he’s apparently ready to rumble as both a UFC fighter and a boxer

It all started with McGregor posting a public message to Sanchez via social media saying he had seen the welterweights’ recent demand for a final fight against McGregor, and that the Irishman was accepting that challenge

« I saw your recent comments on your last fight and I’m here! » McGregor posted “After fighting Pereira I had asked for me and you to compete in Dublin It was February when I was working on the opposition for my season, pre covid Good luck this weekend! « 

To Diego Sanchez… I saw your recent comments on your last fight and I’m here! After fighting Pereira I had asked for me and you to compete in Dublin It was February when I was working on the opposition for my season, pre covid Good luck this weekend! imageTwittercom / Y0hf6Zr7XF

Along with this post, McGregor shared screenshots of texts from his phone to prove that messages had already been sent to and from UFC President Dana White about facing Sanchez from february

In these shared texts, McGregor showed that he had already suggested to White that Sanchez should be his next opponent and that the fight could take place in Dublin

According to the shared texts, White rejected the suggestion, but McGregor’s message to Sanchez on Friday revealed he was still willing to make it happen

According to MMA Fighting, Sanchez spoke about the possibility of facing McGregor earlier this week at a UFC 253 press event

Now Sanchez is hoping to win his next fight against Jake Matthews at UFC 253 to potentially secure his dream fight

But McGregor also said he accepted another massive crossover boxing match against one of the top boxing champions of the time

Anyway all the water under the bridge which gives a madman Boxing Manny Pacquiao then in the Middle East

McGregor was stopped in the 10th round by Floyd Mayweather Jr in August 2017 in the second biggest pay-per-view boxing event in history

But McGregor made more money in this fight than any of his UFC fights, so many people thought the fighter would return to the boxing world at least once more

Earlier this week, White told BT Sport the UFC will be announcing something big regarding boxing in a few weeks.

On Friday of the same week, McGregor stunned the world by saying he would face Pacquiao next in a boxing match

Monday: Dana White arrives on #TheBTSportBoxingShow to say he will be making a big boxing announcement in a few weeks

Per Helwani, « McGregor is in serious talks to fight boxing legend Manny Pacquiao, but the fight is not over yet, McGregor’s coach Audie Attar told ESPN on Friday. »

McGregor said: « It will be a real honor to have faced two of the greatest boxers of the modern era, scared of a fight »

It will be a real honor to have faced two of the greatest boxers of the modern era, afraid of a fight

Pacquiao, 41, is the only boxing champion in history to have won at least one world title in eight different weight classes

Additionally, Pacquiao currently holds the WBA welterweight title, although it’s important to note that boxing’s welterweight division is capped at 147 pounds while the UFC welterweight division is capped at 147 pounds. limited to 170

Either way, McGregor vs Pacquiao is a massive superfight in every way.It features two of the three biggest celebrities in the world of combat sports and is expected to sell tons of pay-per-views across the globe.

After all, the best-selling pay-per-view boxing event in history was Pacquaio’s loss of decision to Mayweather in 2015

So it looks like McGregor has not officially retired and believes that at least two megafights could be on the way

McGregor has said he is ready and willing to take on Sanchez in a UFC fight and has accepted a boxing match against Pacquiao

While it’s a little unclear which of these fights would come first, most pundits seem to believe the way McGregor put it on social media indicated he would face Pacquiao next in a boxing match

Either way, one of the world’s most popular UFC superstars is officially back, and he’s made it clear he wants fights in both worlds: MMA and boxing.

You can read all of McGregor’s tweets, including his massive comeback plans as well as all the text messages he shared between himself and White, below

To Diego Sanchez… I saw your recent comments on your last fight and I’m here! After fighting Pereira I had asked for me and you to compete in Dublin It was February when I was working on the opposition for my season, pre covid Good luck this weekend! imageTwittercom / Y0hf6Zr7XF

3 weeks after my last record breaking event I was campaigning for another successful McGregor event to take place Sad for my season I have to say 😔

Here is the end of this exchange Pre covid Pre Retirement Never turned down Tony’s offer as was suggested at the time I declared months in advance (early February) that I was not interested in being a replacement for two regular withdrawals Pushed for my own photo of scheduled episodesTwittercom / jXQD2dTWrL

I was pushing hard for the season Multiple opponents, multiple dates offered throughout Everything will go back to back Then when the covid hit and it was said I would have to wait for the crowd again, I pulled away from the situation I was waiting long enough at this point

Anyway all the water under the bridge which gives a madman Boxing Manny Pacquiao then in the Middle East

It will be a real honor to have faced two of the greatest boxers of the modern era, afraid of a fight

Conor McGregor, Manny Pacquiao, Boxing, Diego Sanchez, Mixed Martial Arts, Dana White, Ultimate Fighting Championship, Floyd Mayweather

World News – United States – Conor McGregor Announces His back: ‘I am in it!


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