By: David Smith

Conor McGregor Faces a Former UFC Champion On His 2023 Return- Reports

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McGregor fans were excited after Manager Tim Simpson announced that The Notorious will be returning to the octagon in 2023.

Since the fans have been wondering about the next opponent and the weight class in which Conor McGregor will compete upon his return.

Well, it turns out UFC has already a huge fight planned for Conor McGregor and it will be against the former interim lightweight champion, Justin Gaethje.

As per reports, UFC wants a fight between Justin Gaethje vs Conor McGregor in 2023. But, McGregor has not given the green signal for this fight yet.

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Justin Gaethje recently went through nose surgery and will be out of action for quite some time.

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Even though there were rumors of Gaethje potentially fighting Rafael Fiziev next, new reports have refuted all these claims.

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Conor McGregor has almost recovered from his leg injury, which he suffered in his last fight against Dustin Poirier. But as per his manager, Tim Simpson, he still needs time to heal completely.

What do you think about this lightweight matchup? Can Conor McGregor get back on the winning streak after two brutal losses?

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