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Sport Conor McGregor ready to fight again before summer after UFC 246 win

05:50  21 january  2020
05:50  21 january  2020 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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Conor McGregor 's coach John Kavanagh thinks the fighter will be back in action before the summer . John Kavanagh says he prefers Conor McGregor to keep fighting at 170 pounds, but If someone were to get injured and withdraw from that bout, McGregor would stay ready so that he can

It may just be a few days since Conor McGregor picked up a win at UFC 246, but it sounds like the fighter is already to get back into the Octagon.

Conor McGregor sitting in front of a laptop: Just days after his win against Donald Cerrone at UFC 246, Conor McGregor already has his eyes set on his next bout. (Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images)© Provided by Yahoo! Sports Just days after his win against Donald Cerrone at UFC 246, Conor McGregor already has his eyes set on his next bout. (Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images)

McGregor, who knocked out Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in just 40 seconds at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday for his first win since 2016, may be ready to fight again before summer.

“I’d be very surprised if he doesn’t compete before the summer,” McGregor’s coach John Kavanaugh said on Monday, via ESPN. “He’s definitely going to be competing before the summer.”

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Conor McGregor trainer John Kavanagh thinks we'll see his fighter back in the cage sooner than many expect. That, in all likelihood, would mean "He's definitely gonna be competing before the summer ." With Nurmagomedov set to fight Tony Ferguson in April, that would mean McGregor would need a

Seconds before that, McGregor used some nifty shoulder thrusts to daze Cerrone and break loose LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - JANUARY 18: Conor McGregor lands a kick to the face of Donald Cerrone in For a 40-second fight against an aging fighter who had been knocked out twice in the last seven

McGregor had a similar response when asked about his next bout after the fight on Saturday, saying he would “possibly” fight before summer, though nothing was set in stone.

He wasn’t, though, going to take much time off at all.

“Very quickly,” McGregor said on ESPN after the fight when asked when he wanted to fight again. “God willing, I came out fresh here tonight. I’ll have a celebration tonight, a little celebration, spend time with the family, and then back to training. I’m sure we’ll talk within the next week and see what happens.”

There are several options for McGregor’s next fight on the table, including Jorge Masvidal — who was ringside for the bout on Saturday — and even former featherweight champion Jose Aldo, among others. Floyd Mayweather even seemed interested in stepping into the ring again for a rematch with McGregor, posting a cryptic photo to his Instagram on Saturday night hinting at another bout sometime this year with both him and Khabib Nurmagomedov.

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Coach: McGregor to fight again before summer . After McGregor 's win , Diaz tweeted out how unimpressed he was with the performance. Ferreira's fight goes according to plan. Diego Ferreira continued his hot streak at UFC 246 , earning a signature victory over former lightweight champion

Conor McGregor destroyed Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone in just 40-seconds at UFC 246 . It was one of the most impressive showings of McGregor 's career and his first win inside the octagon since November 12, 2016. In between then and now, McGregor lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov and Floyd

While a lot still needs to be determined before McGregor does fight again, his manager, Audie Attar, agreed that it was “absolutely” a possibility that he’d fight again before the summer — as long as he’s both ready to fight and excited about his opponent.

“A prepared Conor McGregor is a Conor McGregor I think everyone wants to see,” Attar said, via ESPN. “Let’s see what motivates him. That’s the most important thing.

“It could be Jorge [Masvidal]. It could even be [Jose] Aldo. Right now, what we need to do still is enjoy the moment, process everything that happened and get back to work.”

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