Conor McGregor shows off his ripped physique and intense boxing training with fluid movement ahead of UFC return

Conor McGregor has provided the UFC with some of the most memorable moments inside and outside the octagon. He is the promotion’s most prized possession and the sport’s biggest star.

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Fans can’t wait for his return to the octagon, and Conor McGregor has announced his comeback. The fighter recently took to Instagram to show off his incredible physique and impressive punching technique in a video of his workout.

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McGregor showed off his work on the pads and had fans in the comments section praising him for his skills. McGregor was in the zone and played music while training with his trainer. The fighter has been training his punching and boxing technique for quite some time now and is now ready to start kicking as well.

The Irishman was also seen throwing hard kicks with his previously injured leg and looked pumped for his comeback. Now that he has started using his legs more, the fighter can also begin his grappling and wrestling training. In an interview a few weeks ago, McGregor informed that he would return to full-fledged MMA training after his leg was ready to kick, which now obviously is.

It was the first time fans had seen him use his legs since his terrible injury against Dustin Poirier at UFC 264.

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When will Conor McGregor return to the UFC?

Conor McGregor has promoted a huge comeback to the UFC in recent months. The superstar was due to return to action this year, with talks about returning to the octagon this summer.

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However, that may not be the case for the former two-time champion, according to famed MMA journalist Ariel Helwani. Helwani claims McGregor may not be fully fit to return to fighting until 2023.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 10: Conor McGregor of Ireland prepares to fight Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 at T-Mobile Arena on July 10, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

He mentioned on The MMA Hour, “It doesn’t look like he’ll be back in 2022. So now you have a guy here who hasn’t fought since (July) last year. Last I heard, by the way , is that Conor could come back in February, March or something like that.

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According to Helwani, the fighter doesn’t want to rush his return to action and will take his time to be completely sure when he will return. When do you think we’ll see Conor McGregor in the octagon next? Let us know in the comments section below.

Teresa E. Burton