“Does He Really Want That?”- Francis Ngannou Questions Conor Mcgregor’s Motivation After a Winless 2021

Published 12/31/2021, 11:31 AM EST


UFC has produced many superstars in 25+ years, who have redefined the sport. Names like Georges St-Pierre, Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov, and more have gained a special place in the promotion. In a recent interview, reigning UFC Heavyweight champion, Francis Ngannou shed light on his future and fellow Irish superstar. 

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They quizzed him about his thoughts on Conor’s current situation, as he has had a horrible year in 2021. The Notorious one faced Dustin Poirier in two back-to-back rematches and they both resulted in gut-wrenching losses.

Francis shared his thoughts about the Irish mixed martial artist and whether he can make a comeback.

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 Francis Ngannou believes Conor can return to the limelight once again

Unlike the sport of boxing, MMA is much more lenient on fighters to lose fights. In a surprising combat sport, where anything can happen, fighters are bound to collect few losses. Fortunately, it does not affect them all that much, as the competitors can always make a comeback. Francis stated he admired the former champion and believes he can still return if Conor sets his mind to it.

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He said, “There is always a chance to establish ourself as long as you want it. The problem is, does he really want that? that’s all the problem, if you want that, I’m gonna get to the gym every day you know. The purpose of getting there again then yes it definitely would. When I watch his last fight against Poirier, that fight was pretty good because you see the confidence on Conor, which is like based of you can tell that confidence is out of the work that he put in you know? He tried several submission in certain positions, which was all about his confidence.”

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Rumors have it that the UFC star is aiming to make a comeback next year. But interestingly enough, the former world champion may want to make a comeback in a new category in 2022.

Do you believe Conor can make a massive return in 2022? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. He has been writing since 2016 across various fields, having done his BBA from T.I.

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