'Conor vs Old Man in Pub II': McGregor 'comeback' jibes show need to make positive headlines again

Posted On: Sep 16, 2019   |   Posted By: RT

'Conor vs Old Man in Pub II': McGregor 'comeback' jibes show need to make positive headlines again

UFC megastar Conor McGregor has given a huge indication he is set for an octagon return in his Dublin hometown in December - although the announcement met with ridicule rather than anticipation from some fans.
McGregor took to Twitter over the weekend to tease what many are taking to be the date and location of his UFC comeback.
“Dublin, December 14th,” the Irishman wrote to his 7.7 million followers, setting off a frenzy of expectation that he is finally set to return for the first time since being submitted by Russian lightweight king Khabib Nurmagomedov in Las Vegas in October of last year.
Dublin, December 14th. - Conor McGregor September 16, 2019
The octagon last headed to Dublin in 2015, while McGregor has not fought in his home city since his victory against Diego Brandao on a UFC Fight Night card in July of 2014.
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But while the return of the man still seen as MMA's biggest star was a welcome prospect for some, many took the chance to land digs at McGregor over...

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