Conor McGregor's comeback off until 2024 as headliner confirmed for UFC 296
McGregor's UFC comeback now appears to be off until next year.
Conor McGregor's UFC comeback off until 2024.
Those plans, however, have been dashed after the UFC confirmed the schedule for the remainder of 2023.
On Thursday, UFC president Dana White announced that Leon Edwards would take on Colby Covington in the main event of UFC 296.
At UFC 295 in November, there will be two main events for the card at Madison Square Garden. Stipe Miocic will face Jon Jones, while Jiří Procházka takes on Alex Pereira.
"He is training and yes, I expect to see Conor fighting next year." the UFC president said.
🚨 HUGE FIGHT NEWS 🚨
November's #UFC295 co-main event will be @Jiri_BJP vs @AlexPereiraUFC for the vacant light heavyweight title!
AND your #UFC296 headliners will be @Leon_EdwardsMMA vs @ColbyCovMMA, with Alexandre Pantoja vs @BrandonRoyval serving as the co-main! pic.twitter.com/GTD5pnd1BD
— UFC (@ufc) September 21, 2023
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