Dana White admits he ‘doesn’t know’ when Conor McGregor will make his UFC return and denies claims a comeback struggle with Michael Chandler has been confirmed
- Dana White admitted he has no thought when Conor McGregor will return to UFC
- He was additionally irritated over experiences claiming he confirmed McGregor’s return
- White stated he by no means confirmed that McGregor would struggle Michael Chandler
Dana White has admitted he has no thought when Conor McGregor will make his highly-anticipated return to UFC and vented his frustration over latest experiences.
McGregor – the previous light-weight and featherweight champion of the UFC – has not been seen within the octagon since his horrific leg-break and loss to Dustin Poirier in July 2021.
Studies final week said that McGregor would return to motion subsequent yr, to struggle light-weight Michael Chandler. Nevertheless, White has denied claims a possible struggle between the pair had been confirmed.
Dana White has admitted he has no thought when Conor McGregor will make his return to UFC
McGregor’s final bout resulted in defeat after the Irishman broke his leg in opposition to Dustin Poirier
White vented his frustration in a latest interview: ‘I by no means stated that [a fight between McGregor and Chandler was confirmed], ever f***n’ as soon as. That is what occurs while you do interviews and folks hearken to your interviews.
White went on so as to add: ‘They stated, ‘So, if Conor McGregor got here again proper now, who would you be as an opponent?’
‘I stated, ‘Effectively, if he did, if that occurred, and that situation performed out proper now, Chandler could be a enjoyable struggle.’
‘By no means f***ing as soon as did I say Conor McGregor vs. Chandler. I don’t even know when Conor McGregor’s coming again. And because of this I don’t prefer to reply these sorts of questions.
White vented his frustrations over latest experiences claiming he confirmed McGregor’s return
Michael Chandler is seen as one of many hardest rivals within the light-weight division
‘As a result of some f***ing fool someplace on the Web places out that that’s what I stated, and it’s not even remotely near what I stated.’
Chandler is considered one of many high contenders within the light-weight division regardless of additionally lately struggling a loss to Dustin Poirier.
In-fact, Chandler has misplaced three out of his final 4 bouts however continues to be seen as a real risk to McGregor given his vicious putting type and heavy arms.
McGregor, equally, has gained simply considered one of his final 4 fights. He scored a TKO victory over Donald Cerrone in 2020 after making his first octagon look in two years.