OMMMMGGGG I WILL BE THEREThe UFC has not confirmed nor denied the rumors. — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) August 27, 2023“OMMMMGGGG I WILL BE THERE”McGregor is riding a two-fight losing streak after suffering back-to-back defeats against Dustin Poirier. The 35-year-old plans to silence the doubters upon his return and get back in the win column. McGregor was seeking an exemption from USADA’s mandatory six months of random drug testing. After months of optimism, ‘The Notorious declared earlier this month that his return would be in 2024.Let’s go McGregor. It’s been too long and I can’t wait to see you do your entrance walk in the octagon 🔥
Conor McGregor is considered the biggest superstar in UFC history. Regardless of the situation, fans are always going to be excited for a McGregor fight week. Once ‘The Notorious’ shared the potential UFC Fight Pass leak, fans filled the comment section with excitement, including some people saying the following:
LET’S GOOOOO. GONNA BE LIT 🔥🔥
Fans react to Conor McGregor potentially fighting Michael Chandler on December 16
Nice! 2 Christmas’s this year then!
— C$D Lunch77 (@Lunch77Beatz) August 27, 2023
Unfortunately, McGregor hasn’t re-joined the USADA drug-testing pool since his injury, preventing the date of his Octagon return from being officially announced.
“Let’s go McGregor. It’s been too long and I can’t wait to see you do your entrance walk in the octagon”
“Nice! 2 Christmas’s this year then!”
— Ben (@TheNJDevil74) August 27, 2023
The coaches of TUF tend to fight at the end of the season, which was the plan for ‘The Notorious’ and ‘Iron.’
“WE GATHER HERE TODAY TO COMMEMORATE THE SIZE OF THIS W”
WE GATHER HERE TODAY TO COMMEMORATE THE SIZE OF THIS W
— Lick My Paw Paw (@lickmypawpaw) August 27, 2023
It didn’t take long for the Dublin native to later announce a December fight was back on the table.
Meanwhile, Michael Chandler has emerged as a superstar after fighting in the UFC five times. He last fought in November 2022, losing against Poirier by a third-round submission to push his promotional record to 2-3.
Conor McGregor shared a UFC Fight Pass leak that potentially revealed his upcoming fight with Michael Chandler is scheduled for December. — emily cheree (@cdxliv444) August 27, 2023
— Chris Yoda Williams (@Yodawills) August 27, 2023
Earlier this week, a fan noticed UFC Fight Pass had a countdown for December 16, with McGregor and Chandler featured as the main event. ‘The Notorious’ further stirred the pot by re-sharing the image on Twitter, leading people to believe the must-see matchup is official.“LET’S GOOOOO. GONNA BE LIT”