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Conor McGregor returning to the UFC in October for lightweight title bout

Conor McGregor returning to the UFC in October for lightweight title bout

McGregor himself has said recently that he would prefer to fight in Madison Square Gardens again, but conceded that he believed his next fight would be in Las Vegas. He plays hard, but he trains even harder.

Nurmagomedov took McGregor's lightweight title in April, after the Irishman was stripped of it due to inactivity. However, instead of defending either the featherweight or lightweight title, McGregor opted for a boxing match with undefeated pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather. But to maintain his sporting dominance, he has to eat right.

McGregor first laid the groundwork for his fight against Nurmagomedov back in April when he attacked a bus full of UFC fighters, including the Lightweight champ, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

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Here's everything McGregor likes to have for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. "The Notorious" hasn't competed in mixed martial arts since wresting the lightweight title from former divisional champion Eddie Alvarez back at UFC 205 in 2016.

After naming major fights for the upcoming months, UFC 229 was curiously omitted, which led to speculation that a McGregor-Nurmagomedov fight would be announcd.

Those include a September 8 pay-per-view card in Dallas headlined by the Tyron Woodley-Darren Till welterweight title fight and a December 29 card in Las Vegas likely to feature a fight between women's champions Cris Cyborg and Amanda Nunes, although negotiations continue. If there was any doubt that he would return to the UFC, that doubt is now gone.

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Earlier in the news conference, the UFC also promoted the long-awaited return of Nate Diaz, who memorably split two bouts with McGregor in 2016. "I don't know why nobody told you guys that". "This is going to be one of the greatest fights you've ever seen".

UFC 229 takes place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and will be for Nurmagomedov's lightweight belt.

Khabib Nurmagomedov's manager, Ali Abdelaziz, has said he would be happy to see his client take home $10 million for the bout, according to R-Sport.

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