Conor McGregor: I am fighting again

Conor McGregor has taken to social media to insist that he will return to MMA.

He posted on his official Instagram tonight to say "I am fighting again. Period."

McGregor has not been involved in a UFC fight since winning the world lightweight belt in November 2016 when he defeated Eddie Alvarez.

In the post, he claims that he put himself forward to appear at UFC 222 when Max Holloway pulled out of his match with Frankie Edgar.

"But I was told there wasn't enough time to generate the money that the UFC would need."

True to form, McGregor emphasised that he is at the top of the UFC scene saying "I am the best at this".

Since losing his hugely publicised boxing match against Floyd Mayweather last August, many had begun to speculate whether McGregor would step into the ring - octagon or otherwise - again.

But it would appear that "The Champ Champ™" is ready and rearing to go.

Digital Desk

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