An announcement for Conor McGregor’s return to UFC was reportedly scheduled to occur during the UFC 25th anniversary press conference. However, McGregor’s Brooklyn rampage has derailed all future plans.
The report states that despite several hurdles, both sides planned to meet throughout the weekend, with the possibility of an announcement coming at the UFC’s 25th anniversary press conference on Friday.
Khabib Nurmagomedov and Rafael dos Anjos were both discussed as possible future opponents.
A fight with Nurmagomedov in late 2018 became a possibility when Tony Ferguson, Nurmagomedov’s scheduled opponent for UFC 223 withdrew from the event. A McGregor-dos Anjos fight would have taken place in the spring for an interim welterweight title.
As it stands, UFC president Dana White has been noncommittal on McGregor’s future following McGregor’s arrest on Friday morning.
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