Conor McGregor (34, Ireland) resumes his activities as a UFC fighter. He arrived in Las Vegas, USA to shoot season 31 of TUF (The Ultimate Fighter).
On the 17th (Korean time), the UFC released a video and photo of McGregor dressed in a suit entering the UFC Apex, the filming location of TUF 31, on social media. 먹튀검증
TUF is a TV program in which 16 prospective fighters aiming to advance to the UFC live in one lodging and compete for survival through tournaments. It started in 2005 and was produced until 30 seasons.
This is TUF season 31. After pre-recording, it will be broadcast from May 31st to August 16th. It has not yet been revealed which fighters will compete in which weight class.
McGregor is responsible for instructing eight of the 16 participants. He teaches his fighting skills to win the tournament.
Coach McGregor’s opponent is coach Michael Chandler (36, USA). McGregor roars with Chandler as a coach at TUF 31, then fights fighter against fighter in the Octagon.
McGregor, who broke his shin while fighting Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 in July 2021, will make a comeback in the second half of this year after two years.
The date and location of the confrontation with Chandler are undecided. You can also fight at welterweight, not lightweight.
McGregor is currently exempt from drug testing by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). In order to compete in the UFC, he must undergo a six-month random drug test by the US Anti-Doping Agency.
According to reports, McGregor did not register for a US Anti-Doping Agency drug test in early February. Even if he registers right away, he can only participate six months later, that is, after August.