Conor McGregor vs Khabib retirement

McGregor vs Khabib was a rematch which was expected to blow the roof off any arena it may take place at. However, it now appears that the rematch might just not happen at all! Conor McGregor had announced his UFC retirement a couple of months ago. While most people took it as a publicity stunt, his latest Instagram post shows him in a golf buggy – is he trying his hand at professional golf now? Let us take a closer look.

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Is Conor McGregor Planning to become a Golfer?

McGregor posted an image on his Instagram without much of an insight into what his plans were. However, given that he has a history of trying his hands at other sports such as boxing, one can only assume if he plans to give golf a shot.

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While nothing is confirmed about Conor McGregor’s plans right now, it would be interesting to see how someone who is known for swinging powerful punches at his opponents deals with a game such as golf which is all about gentle hitting.

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What Happens to McGregor vs Khabib Rematch?

For now, Dana White has stated that Conor McGregor is expected to return to UFC by late 2019.

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Given that there are still four months to go to his return, Conor McGregor might give golf a shot before returning to the Octagon. McGregor vs Khabib rematch isn’t really confirmed yet – but everyone has this feeling deep within them that the two are going to fight again!