CONOR McGREGOR reveals how he’s ramping up his coaching forward of his eagerly anticipated UFC return towards Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Infamous is returning to the Octagon for the primary time in virtually two years after he final gained the light-weight crown towards Eddie Alvarez.
Stripped of that belt and crushed by Floyd Mayweather of their boxing match final August, McGregor has lots to show when he meets Nurmagomedov in Las Vegas on October 6.
And he seems to be properly on observe to doing so if his gruelling but spectacular coaching routine is something to go by.
Coated in sweat and dealing on his takedown and grappling, the Irishman seems to have his head again within the sport after greater than a 12 months off.
He additionally takes to the street on his bike, works on his jab and reveals off some exact knees to the pinnacle.
SunSport instructed you final month how McGregor is doing all of it with a eating regimen that features a number of kale, darkish chocolate and inexperienced tea.
The 30-year-old from Dublin will go head-to-head with unbeaten Nurmagomedov on October 6 at UFC 229 in Las Vegas.
Fireworks are anticipated on the T-Cell Area, with the winner being topped the highest light-weight.
Lots of money is anticipated, too.
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UFC boss Dana White reckons McGregor’s return could bring in two million pay-per-view buys in America – a record for UFC.
It is McGregor who holds the current PPV record, with his August 2016 clash against Nate Diaz bringing in 1.6 million buys.
What matters most, though, is silverware.
McGregor made history against Alvarez in November 2016 when his win saw him become the first to hold two world titles in two different divisions at the same time.
Victory over Russia’s Nurmagomedov, 29, would arguably be his biggest win to date – especially after so long out of action.
First up, though, is a legal case involving fellow UFC star Michael Chiesa.
Chiesa is suing McGregor for “severe emotional distress, mental trauma and/or bodily harm” after McGregor threw a trolley at a bus earlier this year.