Conor McGregor back in the gym ALREADY in a full cast despite breaking his leg just two weeks ago in UFC loss to Dustin Poirier
- McGregor recovers from a broken tibia sustained against Poirier on July 11
- The injury at the end of the first round forced him to the end of the Las Vegas match
- But the Irishman will want revenge in a fourth fight between the pair
- And he already has his nose on the grindstone despite his serious recent injury
Conor McGregor has already posted several photos of himself at the gym despite breaking his leg two weeks ago during his UFC defeat to Dustin Poirier.
‘The Notorious’ broke his shin at the end of the first round in his Las Vegas fight against Poirier on July 11.
But McGregor posted a gallery of him training with a full leg cast to his 41.5 million Instagram followers, already having one and a half million likes.
Conor McGregor has posted several photos on Instagram of him training in a full cast
Irishman broke his leg in UFC defeat to Dustin Poirier but is back training soon
The caption read: “Life isn’t about what happens to us. But how we deal with what happens to us! Let’s go team, God bless. Still grinding!’
Despite being on crutches for about four weeks after successfully coming through the surgery, the footage shows him performing chin-ups, sit-ups and strength training, all of them grimacing at the intensity in one of them. of his workout.
Interviewed after the fight, the Irishman said: ‘Dustin, you can celebrate that illegal victory all you want, but you didn’t do anything there.
“That second round would have shown everything. Forward and up we go. We dust ourselves, we rebuild ourselves and come back better than ever.’
Poirier defeated McGregor in their trilogy fight after ‘The Notorious’ broke his shin in the first round
UFC chief Dana White (center) has hinted that a fourth fight could take place between the pair
YouTuber Jake Paul has called out McGregor, stating that talks are underway about a fight een
And that comeback could be quicker than expected, given McGregor’s apparent recovery ability, with UFC chief Dana White hinting that a fourth fight could be on the way after “The Diamond” made it 2-1 from their three clashes.
He added: ‘It sucks, it’s brutal. It’s not the way you want fights to end. Dustin Poirier will fight for the title. And when Conor is healed and ready to go, I think you’ll do the rematch. I do not know.
“The fight isn’t over. A fight cannot end like this. So we’ll see how this whole thing plays out. Who knows how long Conor will be out? Poirier will do his thing until Conor is ready.’
With Poirier potentially going head-to-head with lightweight star Charles Oliveira, McGregor could be pitted against YouTuber Jake Paul in a huge potential money-wagger.