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“Dudes Juiced Tf Up Rn”: Latest Photo of ‘Stiff’ Conor McGregor Draws Wild Reactions Ahead of TUF 31

Published 02/18/2023, 8:04 AM EST

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Conor McGregor making a comeback to the UFC after over 18 months has stirred up a hornet’s nest of excitement among UFC fans worldwide. The Irishman will be donning the coach’s hat right upon his return to the UFC for the 31st season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter,’ where he will be leading a pack of aspiring UFC fighters against the team of Michael Chandler. Following the conclusion of TUF 31, both fighters will square off later this year for a PPV event.

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The ball for this year’s TUF has started rolling, and the shooting for it has already begun, making the fans eagerly await its premiere. Recently, McGregor posted a picture of himself posing outside the UFC apex facility. However, the picture served as a source of mockery for the Irishman as fans sounded off with the way he appeared in the picture, looking ‘stiff’, which made the fans question how he will be further taking on the fight next.

Fans mock “juiced” Conor McGregor


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Ever since Conor McGregor arrived in Sin City for TUF 31, his appearance has caught the attention of fans. However, his latest picture has just amplified the notion by leaps and bounds. The fans have noticed a marked difference in McGregor’s physique, and they are connecting the dots, asserting that the reason for this is his alleged steroid use, which has caused him to get stiff.

Here’s how the fans reacted to this picture of ‘The Notorious’:


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One fan straight out called McGregor ‘stiff’:

While another fan questioned his potential at this point:

And this fan asked the controversial question:

There is no holding back whatsoever for this user:

This fan feels the curtains are closed for ‘The Notorious’:

Some fans called out the UFC star for holding his breath while posing:

While other fans showed concern about his weight:

Many felt the fighter looked really big.

Having said that, McGregor will soon make his octagon return against Michael Chandler later this year, following his stint as a coach on TUF 31. The Irishman has commented on his comeback fight, exuding confidence for it, stating that he is looking forward to the fight.

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‘The Notorious’ feels ready for his comeback fight

Conor McGregor is gearing up for his highly-anticipated fight against Michael Chandler, which is set to be contested at welterweight in a PPV event later this year. However, McGregor’s current size presents a new set of challenges for him to cut down to welterweight, as he currently weighs around 170 lbs.


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Nonetheless, McGregor is raring to go and has already commented on the fight, stating that he is ready to take on Chandler. “I’m looking forward to it,” said the Irishman.

He further added, “I feel good, I feel energetic. I feel ready. You know, I’m throwing up my high kicks faster than I’m throwing out my jab. So I’m very excited to get back.”


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All eyes are on him as he prepares to enter the octagon, and the excitement is palpable as this fight promises to be one for the ages.

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Mayur Soni

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Mayur Soni is a UFC Writer at EssentiallySports. His interest in the UFC heightened when he first saw his favorite fighter Conor McGregor knockout Jose Aldo in mere 13 seconds, in 2015. He thus got hooked on the sport.

Edited By: Rohini Kottu