Conor McGregor Predicts UFC Hall of Fame Induction: ‘I’m Still In To Bust Noses And Put Opponents Unconscious’

Conor McGregorFormer two-weight UFC champion, Conor McGregor has predicted his own induction into the organization’s Hall of Fame following last weekend’s ceremony during International Fight Week, however, stresses that he is in no rush to call on his professional career. McGregor, 33, a former undisputed featherweight and lightweight champion, has been sidelined since July of last […]

Conor McGregor

Former two-weight UFC champion, Conor McGregor has predicted his own induction into the organization’s Hall of Fame following last weekend’s ceremony during International Fight Week, however, stresses that he is in no rush to call on his professional career.

McGregor, 33, a former undisputed featherweight and lightweight champion, has been sidelined since July of last year, headlining UFC 264 against Dustin Poirier, fracturing his left tibia at the end of the first round – resulting in a doctor’s stoppage TKO defeat.

In the time since, McGregor, who underwent a surgical procedure in order to address his leg injury, has been linked continually with a series of comebacks against the likes of Jorge Masvidal, Charles Oliveira, and Michael Chandler to name a few.

UFC president, Dana White has also recently claimed that the Dubliner intends to land a return to the Octagon before the close of this year – if not early next year. 

Ahead of UFC 276, the promotion hosted their annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony – with the likes of former light heavyweight and heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier, as well as McGregor’s arch-rival, Khabib Nurmagomedov landing their inductions.

Reflecting on the ceremony, McGregor welcomed his own induction into the Hall of Fame in the future – but insisted that he is still intent on resuming his professional mixed martial arts career.

“Looking forward to my own hall of fame entry all the same,” Conor McGregor tweeted. “I’m a shoe (sic) in. First of everything. All the records. KO speed. Knockdown amount. KO’s most divisions. Financials. You name it. No rush tho (sic) I’m still in to bust noses open and put opps (opponents) unconscious. A real goer.” 

Conor McGregor aims another barb at Khabib Nurmagomedov

In yet another barb aimed in the region of the aforenoted, Khabib, McGregor urged the UFC to induct footage of his post-UFC 229 brawl with Khabib and the Dagestani’s corner into the Hall of Fame.

“Bang of sh*te off them all,” Conor McGregor tweeted. “Stick that in the Hall of Fame.”

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Diego Sanchez and Clay Guida’s back-and-forth war from 2009 will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame this summer.

The news was announced during the broadcast of UFC 238 in Chicago, Illinois, on Saturday night. Sanchez and Guida took center stage during the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale which took place at the Pearl Concert Theater in Las Vegas in June 2009. The three-round contest included a brawl to start things off, Guida getting dropped, ground exchanges and much more, as Sanchez eventually earned the split decision win.

In what was later named 2009 Fight of the Year, the contest will now be enshrined in UFC history.

“There are certain guys that, when you match them up, there’s no doubt in your mind that it’s going to be a good fight, and this was one of those fights,” UFC president Dana White said in a statement. “This fight represents everything that fans around the world love about UFC and the sport of mixed martial arts. Diego and Clay are two maniacs, and as soon as the fight began, they both came out blasting each other. It was crazy!

“This was an absolute war, and both guys gave everything they had for all three rounds. This fight was so good it was named the 2009 Fight of the Year. It is one of the best displays of heart, endurance and will to win that you will ever see. Congratulations to Diego Sanchez and Clay Guida on a fight that will always be remembered as one of the best ever.”

Sanchez and Guida Reflect

The win gave Sanchez his fourth consecutive victory at the time to earn him a lightweight title shot at BJ Penn.

“The fight with Guida was really fun,” Sanchez reflected. “My mentality was that it was time to get street on this wrestler and that’s exactly what I did!”

As for Guida, it ended a three-fight winning streak.

“When you take a rampaging beast like Diego Sanchez, and a wild Tasmanian devil like me, you get a recipe for Fight of the Year, and that’s what we gave UFC fans that night,” Guida said. “The fans were the true winners, and they deserved it more than anyone. Thank you for inducting this prolific battle into the UFC Hall of Fame.”

The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place July 5 in Las Vegas at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort. Sanchez will notably face Michael Chiesa in a welterweight contest the next night at UFC 239.

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