Former UFC bi-weight champion Conor McGregor has revealed to his fans that he could be a coach for the next season of The Ultimate Fighter, which is set to begin filming soon.
“I just got offered the role of coach at TUF again and I love it,” wrote the Irishman on the social network. “This is the total immersion that I need so badly. I see the fighters lining up. I know what’s ahead of me, and I’ll be ready, motherfucker!”
Shortly after the publication, her repost was made by the president of the UFC, Dana White, which added credibility to the words of the Irishman.
In 2015, Conor McGregor took part in the filming of the 22nd season of The Ultimate Fighter, where he was opposed by former WEC champion Urijah Faber as the coach of the opposing team, however, the script of the season did not initially involve the final coaching match. After participating in TUF, Conor McGregor scored a historic victory over Jose Aldo and became the organization’s main superstar.
Recently, the Irish coach, John Kavanagh, reported on “interesting negotiations”, expressing absolute confidence that his ward will return to the octagon this year. As potential rivals, the Irish specialist named Nate Diaz, Dustin Poirier, Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler.
34-year-old Conor McGregor last entered the octagon in July 2021, having received a severe leg fracture in a duel against Dustin Poirier, and six months before that, he lost to the American by knockout in the second round.