Conor McGregor’s Coach Asserts a Top Team UFC Takeover After Shavkat Rakhmonov Grabs the Limelight

Published 02/07/2022, 6:15 AM EST

With the emergence of IMMAF, many young athletes are getting the platform to show their skills at a very young age. Hence, Mixed Martial Arts as a sport is growing at a rapid pace. Fighters like Conor McGregor have already proved that the sport has a lot of money in it.

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The sport is growing around all continents and fighters around the world are transitioning into MMA.

Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh tweeted the growth of the Kazakhstan team in MMA. Recently, at UFC Vegas 47, Shavkat “NOMAD” Rakhmonov, a fighter from Kazakhstan Top Team, won his fifteenth straight bout and third in the UFC.

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“For those witnessing the rise of the Kazakhstan team at recent @IMMAFed championships this is no surprise. Expect more great fighters to follow,” said Kavanagh.

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“Nomad” has finished all his fights (8 KO/TKOs, 7 Submissions) in his MMA career. Though he has looked exceptional so far, he needs a step up in competition inside the octagon.

The IMMAF is working to get the sport of MMA into the Olympics. Hence, it is becoming an attraction for young athletes who dream of winning an Olympic medal.

Conor McGregor is looking to return inside the octagon without distractions

The Notorious has been out of the active competition since his foot broke in the trilogy bout with the Diamond Dustin Poirier. UFC President Dana White had recently hinted at McGregor’s return timeline.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 10: Conor McGregor of Ireland is interviewed by Joe Rogan after his TKO loss due to injury against Dustin Poirier in their welterweight fight during the UFC 264 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 10, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

The Irishman is eager to return to the octagon and perform for his fans. In order to make a successful return inside the octagon, McGregor has quit one of his favorite things to do.

The former double champ posted on his Instagram.

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During his absence from the octagon, McGregor has bulked his physique and has looked to be in phenomenal shape. In conclusion, he is taking his return seriously.

Even though there is never a shortage of opponents for the Notorious, the Nate Diaz trilogy seems the best option for his comeback bout.

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What do you think of the IMMAF’s contribution to MMA? Can MMA be an Olympic sport in the future? Are you excited to see Conor McGregor inside the octagon? Let us know in the comment section.

 

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Deepak Kumar

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Deepak Kumar is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. His love for MMA comes from the chaos and violence the fight game brings to the table. A BJJ aspirant, Deepak began following the sport as a casual fan when Ronda Rousey was finishing her opponents in seconds.

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