McGregor called the date of his next fight in the UFC

McGregor called the date of his next fight in the UFC

The Irish fighter returns to the octagon in January 2020 and will participate in the tournament of UFC in Las Vegas

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The former champion of UFC in two weight categories Conor McGregor will hold his next fight on January 18 at a tournament in Las Vegas. The athlete said on Thursday at a press conference in Moscow, without specifying who will be his opponent in this match, the correspondent of RBC.

«On January 18 I returned. The fight will be in Las Vegas. I do not care with whom to fight,» said McGregor.

Earlier in the week it was reportedthat the main purpose of the visit of Irish to Moscow will be the promotion of the brand of whiskey that has recently entered the Russian market.

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Last date fight in the UFC, McGregor held in October last year. The Irish athlete was defeated in the battle for the champion title UFC in lightweight Russian Habib Nurmagomedov. The game ended early in the fourth round: McGregor gave up after strangulation.

McGregor spent in the mixed single combats 25 battles in which he won 21 and lost four. In 2015, the athlete won the title of UFC Featherweight champion, and a year later became the champion in the easiest weight category. The Irishman became the first fighter in the history of the promotion, who captured two championship titles at the same time.

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