Conor McGregor makes promise on broken leg as Dana White eyes UFC return

Conor McGregor has promised to make ‘some recovery’ from his horrific broken leg

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Conor McGregor has promised it will be ‘some recovery’ from the horror leg break he suffered last month.

In his defeat to Dustin Poirier, McGregor shattered his left tibia and fibula in the UFC 264 trilogy fight.

With just seconds remaining in the first round he went down in agony with the breaks.

But The Notorious is positive on his recovery and is hopeful he can get back to full fitness.

McGregor, 33, had surgery in Los Angeles the day after the incident and is determined to be stronger than ever when he eventually makes his return.

Conor McGregor was defiant in defeat after his leg break


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McGregor told TMZ : “We’re recovering. We’re recovering, sir.

“That’s what we’re doing. And it’s gonna be some recovery. It’s gonna be some recovery.

“It’s doing good, it’s doing good. Three weeks, three days, it’s been good.”

UFC bigwig Dana White expects McGregor to be out for at least a year though when asked about the next fight for the Irishman.

McGregor has already resumed some light weight training in order to keep his fitness up.

During an appearance on The Pat McAfee Show, White said: “As far as I’m concerned, Conor is out for a year.

“The doctor said it will be nine months before he starts training again, we’re looking at it as a year.

“I’m not even thinking about it.”

Conor McGregor is pictured on crutches as he continues his recovery



McGregor claims he went into the UFC decider with Poirier with ‘multiple stress fractures’ in his left leg.

In a six-minute-long Instagram video, he explained: “The leg is better than ever.

“I was injured going into the fight. People are asking me, ‘When was the leg broke?

“At what point did the leg break?’ Ask Dana White, ask the UFC, ask Dr. Davidson, the head doctor of the UFC.

Conor McGregor was stretchered out in his UFC loss to Dustin Poirier


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“They knew, I had stress fractures in my leg going into that cage.

“There was debate about pulling the thing out because I was sparring without shin pads and I would kick the knee a few times.

“So I had multiple stress fractures in the shin bone above the ankle and then I have trouble with the ankle anyway throughout the years of f***ing fighting all the time.”

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