Conor McGregor's manager confirms Irishman will 'definitely' return to UFC


Conor McGregor's manager confirms Irishman will 'definitely' return to UFC
  1. Conor McGregor's manager confirms Irishman will 'definitely' return to UFC
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Conor McGregor is "definitely" going to fight again in the UFC once his big-money bout with Floyd Mayweather on 26 August is over, says his manager Audie Attar.

With the Irishman expected to rake in over $100m (£77.4m) from the bout, many MMA fans are concerned that McGregor will either ride off into the sunset following the fight or continue in boxing.

When asked about what his future holds for him at a recent media scrum, the 29-year-old claimed he would compete in both sports, mentioning the variety of fight options he has at his disposal.

"I will contend in boxing bouts going forward, and I will contend in mixed martial arts bouts going forward," McGregor said, as quoted by MMA Fighting. "I will rule both with an iron fist, and that's where my mindset is."

Despite McGregor's statement, Attar has assured UFC fans that while "Notorious" is focused on 26 August for now, the intention is to fight in mixed martial arts next.

"There's no agreement," Attar told MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani when asked if the UFC had an agreement that he will return to the octagon.

"First of all, no fighter has to fight if they don't want to fight. But he has every intention of fighting mixed martial arts. Conor's definitely going to fight mixed martial arts.

"Right now, we're only focused on August 26th. But the kid loves this game, he loves to compete and we have some ambitious plans …

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