‘You Wouldn’t Last 13 Seconds in My World’- Conor McGregor Reveals Pictures of His Injured Leg From Training Camp for UFC 264

Published 07/15/2021, 11:39 PM EDT


Conor McGregor prides himself on never backing out of a fight. During his time with the UFC, the Irishman has never pulled out of a fight and has always shown up on fight night. This is one of the reasons why Dana White and the promotion took a liking towards McGregor early on in his UFC career. However, it appears as though this approach of his might have cost him dearly at UFC 264

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After being discharged from the hospital, McGregor took to Instagram to share a message with his fans, stating that he is doing well and is excited to come back stronger than ever. However, he also mentioned that going into the fight against Poirier, he had multiple stress fractures on his shinbone, which he ignored as he would have had to pull out of the fight in order to fix them. 

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McGregor took to Twitter a few hours back to share a few pictures of him nursing his shin in fight camp with a caption that said, “All you pull out merchants wouldn’t last 13 seconds in my world. My 4 part Netflix docuseries coming soon has the entire bts. I’m gonna title it “Mad Mac’s: Fury Road”

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Conor McGregor and his road to redemption 

‘The Notorious’ has a long road ahead of him if he wants to get back into the octagon and compete at the highest level. The former champ-champ will take a few months before he can walk without assistance. This will be followed by months of physiotherapy to build the leg muscles back up. Following which McGregor will be able to train properly once again. 

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In his video message on Instagram, ‘The Notorious’ stated that although the road ahead would be tough, he is more than willing and ready to put in the effort required to get back into peak physical shape. ‘The Notorious’ also stated that the injury was a good thing, as, if it had never happened, he would have never gone under the knife to fix the issues he had been dealing with. 

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What do you make of McGregor’s recent claims? Do you think he can make a full recovery and come back stronger? Let us know in the comments below!

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Kevin Binoy is an MMA author at EssentiallySports. He earned a Bachelor's degree from Fergusson College and has been covering sports professionally for over two years. Besides working with the MMA writing team, Kevin is a core member of the organization's web stories team and is responsible for delivering engaging MMA web stories.

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