‘Slimming up’ – Fans say same thing as Conor McGregor shows off trimmer physique ahead of UFC return

CONOR McGREGOR showed off his trim physique ahead of his impending return to the UFC.

McGregor is set to face Michael Chandler in his comeback bout this year after the pair coached against each other on The Ultimate Fighter.

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The Irishman, 34, is yet to return since breaking his leg against Dustin Poirier, also 34, in July 2021.

But he has spent the period since building back towards a return and shocked fans by the amount of size he put on.

Although McGregor looks to be slimming down and won the praise of his followers after uploading a training picture to Instagram.

One said: “Slimming up. King returns.”

Another added: “Losing weight.”

One commented: “Looks like he’s slimming down.”

Another said: “Peak physical condition.”

McGregor’s horror loss to Poirier – the third bout between them after a pair of KO wins each – took place at lightweight.

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But so far, no fight date, weight or venue has yet been announced for his return against Chandler, 36.

Although McGregor wants to fight at welterweight and even eyes a title shot for the belt held by Britain’s Leon Edwards, 31.

He said on The MMA Hour: “I’d like a welterweight title shot. So I would like that. I am definitely ready for 170lb.

“I’d like to see myself in there again and see what happens with that division. I’d like to get in and see what’s going on in there.”

Conor McGregor facing off with Michael Chandlerhttps://twitter.com/TheNotoriousMMA/status/1637510068345229317

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