Conor McGregor making ready to make a return to the UFC?
The former UFC featherweight and light-weight champion tweeted Wednesday night time that he supposed to re-enter the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) testing pool in February so he might compete in a combat.
I’m clear for testing in February. I’ll full my two checks per USADA and we’re reserving a combat.
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA)
November 24, 2022
According to USADA laws, a fighter have to be in the pool for not less than six months and cross two checks earlier than being allowed to combat. McGregor’s first availability to combat would subsequently be in August 2023.
Widely thought of the largest draw in combined martial arts, the 34-year-old Irishman hasn’t fought since July 2021, when his combat in opposition to Dustin Poirier, the third between the two rivals, was stopped after the first spherical when McGregor broke his leg, giving up a victory by Okay.-O. method at Poirier.
McGregor has fought solely sporadically in latest years, combating solely 4 occasions since 2016. He notably misplaced by knockout. in the tenth spherical in opposition to Floyd Mayweather in his first and solely boxing combat in 2017.
McGregor has misplaced three of his final 4 fights, together with two to Poirier, to enhance his file to 22-6 (10-4 in the UFC).