Conor McGregor back in the gym ALREADY in a full cast despite breaking his leg just two weeks ago in UFC loss against Dustin Poirier
- McGregor is recovering from a broken tibia suffered against Poirier on July 11
- The injury at the end of the first round forced him to the end the Las Vegas bout
- But the Irishman will want to gain revenge in a fourth fight between the pair
- And he already has his nose to the grindstone despite his serious recent injury
Conor McGregor has posted several pictures of himself back in the gym already despite breaking his leg two weeks ago in his UFC defeat against Dustin Poirier.
‘The Notorious’ broke his tibia at the end of the first round in his Las Vegas bout against Poirier on July 11.
But McGregor posted a gallery of him working out with a full leg cast to his 41.5million Instagram followers, with one-and-a-half million likes already.
Conor McGregor has posted several pictures on Instagram of him working out in a full cast
The Irishman broke his leg in a UFC defeat against Dustin Poirier but is quickly back training
The caption read: ‘Life is not about what happens to us. But how we handle what happens to us! Let’s go team, God Bless. Still grinding!’
Despite being in crutches for around another four weeks after successfully coming through surgery, the images show him performing chin-ups, sit-ups and weight training, while in one he grimaces at the intensity of his workout.
Interviewed after the fight, the Irishman said: ‘Dustin, you can celebrate that illegitimate win all you want but you’ve done nothing in there.
‘That second round would’ve shown all. Onwards and upwards we go. We dust ourselves off, we build ourselves back, and we come back better than ever.’
Poirier beat McGregor in their trilogy fight after ‘The Notorious’ broke his tibia in the first round
UFC chief Dana White (centre) has hinted a fourth bout could happen between the pair
YouTuber Jake Paul has called out McGregor and stated talks are ongoing regarding a fight
And that comeback may be sooner than anticipated, given McGregor’s apparent powers of recovery, with UFC chief Dana White hinting a fourth fight could be in the offing after ‘The Diamond’ made it 2-1 from their three clashes.
He added: ‘It sucks, it’s brutal. It’s not the way you want to see fights end. Dustin Poirier will fight for the title. And when Conor is healed and ready to go, you do the rematch I guess. I don’t know.
‘The fight didn’t get finished. You can’t have a fight finish that way. So we’ll see how this whole things plays out. Who knows how long Conor is out? Poirier will do his thing until Conor is ready.’
With Poirier potentially set to fight lightweight star Charles Oliveira, McGregor could fight YouTuber Jake Paul next in a massive potential money-spinner.