“Goosebumps!”: Conor McGregor Returns to Boxing? Fans Divided Over His Motives ‘For God and Country’

Published 02/11/2023, 3:47 AM EST

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The most exciting news the UFC community has recently received is the return of UFC superstar Conor McGregor. Since the Irishman set foot in the octagon, he has made sure that he captures the admiration of millions. It is surprising how his antics and trash talk turned a lot of eyeballs toward him. Considering the popularity of the superstar, it is hard to say whether the promotion benefitted from him or him from the promotion.

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Nonetheless, now that The Notorious is coming back in the role of the coach for the 31st season of The Ultimate Fighter the audience is all the more excited. After the season, the audience will get to witness the two coaches, Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler, coming face to face. Through his social media handle, McGregor has proven several times that he is undergoing regular training to hit back stronger than ever. However, his recent tweet made the entire UFC community confused as to whether Mystic Mac is once again trying his hand at boxing!

 Fans react to Conor McGregor trying his hand at boxing

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Ever since the Irishman took a break from fighting after he suffered a broken tibia at UFC 264, the fans have been waiting for the star to get well soon. The longing to see their favorite back in the octagon got so long that now even the fans are impatient. However, it’s not a different spectacle for the crowd to see McGregor boxing. He has already tried his hands at boxing against the boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. McGregor took to his Twitter account to post pictures of his boxing training; he also wrote, “For God and Country.”

 

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Check out what the fans have to say after seeing the boxing session of The Notorious.

One fan was unable to contain his excitement.

A Twitter user showed his happiness at the return of the UFC superstar.

 

However, while most of the comment section was filled with excitement, a few had different opinions. One of the fans wrote about how he is a better boxer than McGregor but still respects the UFC star.

One of the fans just had a cold reply to the post.

A Twitter user tweeted about his observation regarding the recent change in McGregor’s behavior.

One of the fans pointed out how Conor McGregor should not stay quiet about the earthquake in Turkey, as he has a lot of fans from Turkey. The earthquake caused complete destruction and the loss of life of thousands.

A Twitter user is clearly a fan of Conor McGregor. He expressed how much he looks forward to the year to see the return of the legend!

One of the fans had a very pessimistic approach to McGregor’s caption; he directly indicated that everything is for money and simply a part of the business.

Thus, McGregor once again divided UFC fans.

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 McGregor vs. Mayweather Jr. : The Notorious in boxing

History was created when Conor McGregor, the two-division MMA world champion, and unbeaten boxing icon Floyd Mayweather, faced off inside the boxing ring. The fight was called ‘The Biggest Fight in Combat Sports History’ by the combat sports community. At the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada, the two professional boxers squared off in 2017.

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It had twelve rounds planned and had the second-highest pay-per-view buy rate ever. After defeating McGregor via technical knockout in the tenth round, Mayweather increased the length of his winning run in professional boxing to 50 wins and 0 losses.

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