Conor McGregor's Comeback: The Fighter's Hopes for 100 Bouts

The much-awaited new season of "The Ultimate Fighter" is about to kick off with Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler playing the role of coaches.

by Faruk Imamovic
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Conor McGregor's Comeback: The Fighter's Hopes for 100 Bouts

The much-awaited new season of "The Ultimate Fighter" is about to kick off with Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler playing the role of coaches. As is tradition, the crown of the season will culminate in a face-off between the two coaches.

However, the exact date of the match remains uncertain as Conor McGregor has not entered the USADA testing program for six months.

Conor McGregor's Comeback

Conor McGregor has not stepped into the cage since his third match against Dustin Poirier in July 2021, which resulted in a severe leg fracture.

It will be at least two years before he makes a comeback to the sport. Despite the setback, Conor McGregor remains optimistic and determined to fight 100 bouts. In an interview with Barstool Sports' "My Mom's Basement," he said, "What do I hope for in this world? I hope for 100 fights.

I hope for 100 more fights. I’m working for consistency. I’ve been having this on, off, on, off nonsense for too long, via fight politics, via injuries, via just life. It does happen. It’s God’s plan. It’s all God, so I accept and understand it.

But I’m excited and hopeful that I can get a nice consecutive run of bouts."

An Exciting Match Ahead

Conor McGregor's highly anticipated match with Michael Chandler is expected to be an exciting one, with both fighters having a lot to prove.

Conor McGregor is confident of his abilities, stating, "I’m just too slick for him. Too skilled for him. He’s not fought someone like me. I’ve fought someone like him, though. Just in general. It’s the mixed martial arts style.

The short wrestler. It ain’t nothing peculiar or unsure of. I’ve fought against that style for many, many years. Michael, obviously, he was with a smaller promotion and then he worked his way up. He’s had some excellent fights, and he’s earned his right to be in this position.

But it’ll be my job on fight night to show the levels and show there’s a much higher difference in skill level here. It’s a nice bout for me." As the date for the match remains uncertain, fans can only wait with bated breath for what promises to be a thrilling season of "The Ultimate Fighter."

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