After suffering a horrific leg injury during his trilogy fight against Dustin Poirier at UFC 264, Conor McGregor seems to be recovering very quickly. Furthermore, the Irishman has been regularly updating his fans on social media about his injury rehabilitation.
As things are going well for Conor, we could see the Notorious make his comeback in the UFC octagon earlier than expected. Consequently, the former UFC champion is back in training and fans are highly excited about his return.
In a recent Twitter Q&A, a fan asked McGregor to work on his ground game. Owing to the fact that Poirier landed a take down very easily against McGregor in the trilogy fight, the Irishman replied to his fan’s question by revealing that he has improved his ground game by a significant margin.
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 17, 2021
“I’m very pleased with my ground attacks from bottom, at present. I butchered dude from the bottom, use your eyes. He backed away from me! I’ve now developed a more ferocious version too fates ground game. If Nate goes down, no one follows. They won’t follow me now either. Watch!”
What’s next for Conor McGregor when he returns from his injury?
It is needless to say that Conor McGregor is the biggest prized athlete in combat sport. Therefore the Irishman is at a stage where he can pick an opponent of his choice. Besides, there are several fighters in the promotion who have challenged him for a fight.
Fighters like Michael Chandler, Max Holloway, Nate Diaz and Tony Ferguson have all called him out for a fight. Subsequently, all these matchups would intrigue fight fans around the world as they are among the best fighters in the world. However, there are two fights that have the potential to break all records and raise the roof.
One would be a trilogy fight between McGregor and Nate Diaz. Because their first two fights were a sight to behold, a third fight would definitely be a banger. Another reason why this fight would be exciting is that both the fighters have won once, and the one who wins the third fight will get all the bragging rights.
And the second dream fight would be Conor against Tony Ferguson. Fans have waited for this fight for a long time, and with both fighters evenly matched in terms of ranking, it makes it more exciting.