Sport The UFC is already planning a 'fun' comeback in the coming months for the recently-retired Conor McGregor
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- Conor McGregor abruptly announced his retirement earlier in the summer.
- But the UFC and his manager is already planning his return, and the Irishman could make a big-money comeback in the coming months.
- Dana White, the UFC president, said: "We're actually working on some fun stuff for Conor."
- McGregor's manager, Audie Attar, added: "We are excited about the future."
The UFC is already planning a "fun" comeback in the coming months for the recently-retired Conor McGregor.
'Fun stuff'? Dana White says UFC working with Conor McGregor on return – of some kind
Maybe isn't retired from MMA after all. In June, McGregor announced on Twitter that he'd "decided to retire from fighting" after not receiving an interesting fight offer from the UFC. Since then, he's reiterated being finished, but that could soon change. On ThursdIn June, McGregor announced on Twitter that he’d “decided to retire from fighting” after not receiving an interesting fight offer from the UFC. Since then, he’s reiterated being finished, but that could soon change.
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But the 32-year-old was, and as he provided a sample, it showed he never exited the testing pool and had not completed retirement paperwork.
Now, the UFC president Dana White has confirmed that there had been talks, and the former two-weight UFC champion could return to the Octagon early 2021.
"We're actually working on some fun stuff for Conor at the beginning of next year,". "He should be back next year.
"I'm not saying he's coming back to fight guaranteed, but we're talking right now about some stuff."
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McGregor's manager Audie Attar confirmed the talks toAriel Helwani.
"We had some very interesting talks with the UFC recently," said Attar. "We are excited about the future and working on some fun things. Exciting things to come in the near future."
McGregor has this year been linked with fights involvingand .
He was recently taken into police custody in Corsica after a September 10 complaint accused him of "attempted sexual assault and sexual exhibition."
He, saying people were trying to set him up.
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