Conor McGregor posts video of him resuming training in a boxing ring amid rumours of return to UFC in 2021

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Conor McGregor appears primed to make a return to UFC in 2021, in some sort of fashion.

UFC president Dana White told reporters last week that he has held promising talks with the Irishman, revealing they have some ‘fun stuff’ in the works for next year.

Conor McGregor has been retired from the UFC since June, but looks set for a 2021 return

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Conor McGregor has been retired from the UFC since June, but looks set for a 2021 return

McGregor is MMA’s undisputed biggest draw and not just today – ever.

Any comeback fight for him would immediately qualify as one of the top five most-bought pay-per-views of all-time.

A with the lightweight and welterweight divisions spicing up, there’s plenty of match-ups out there for him.

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje will clash for the UFC lightweight tile next month at UFC 254 and it’s no secret that McGregor wants another crack at the Russian.

But the Notorious has also always insisted that he would like to get back in a boxing ring, too.

Today, the former double UFC champion posted a video of him getting back at it:

Speaking ahead of his UFC return against Donald Cerrone at the start of 2020, McGregor insisted he would box again.

“I am willing to fight anyone and have proved that time and time again,” said McGregor to the Bleacher Report. “I look for a good scrap, and if it isn’t going to be that, I have no interest. The money is not why I do this.

“I am a very rich man.  I love the fight game. I learned may things boxing in Crumlin where I grew up, and my deep love is why I do this today, and I will be in Octagon again soon and fully expect to box again,” said McGregor.

He also told ESPN prior to that fight that he believed he would box Floyd Mayweather again – who is being courted by Logan Paul for a scrap right now – and he would win a world title in boxing.

Whatever McGregor does next, he’s bound to have eyes on him but he still needs to work out his recent legal troubles in the French island of Corsica.

Mayweather stopped Conor McGregor in round ten of their 2017 bout

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Mayweather stopped Conor McGregor in round ten of their 2017 bout





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