(Photo) Conor McGregor shows off incredible powers of recovery with no damage on his leg


Conor McGregor posted another update on social media and his leg seems to be fine after UFC 257

Conor McGregor bore the brunt of Dustin Poirier’s leg kicks at UFC 257 as the Irishman ended up losing in the main event.

The Notorious One was knocked down by Poirier, which came as a bit of a shock. However, the real talking point was how much damage McGregor sustained thanks to the leg kicks.

Dustin Poirier got a huge win over Conor McGregor
Dustin Poirier reacts after his knockout victory over Conor McGregor of Ireland in a lightweight fight during the UFC 257 event inside Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island on January 23, 2021 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The Irishman was caught backstage after the fight as he lauded Poirier on the win. He claimed that Poirier had broken his leg while the Irishman was also seen hobbling and using crutches after the clash.

McGregor hasn’t said much about the foot after the fight, but he posted another update on social media recently.

This was taken in Dubai in front of the Burj Al Arab hotel with McGregor riding a horse. His right leg seems to be doing fine and there was no real swelling, which wasn’t the case last Saturday.

McGregor also claimed posted another update before this suggesting that he would bounce back from the fight, and his coach added that the leg was fine too.

Conor McGregor posted an update after his leg was destroyed at UFC 257
Conor McGregor shared this image on Instagram (Instagram)

John Kavanagh was speaking to Ariel Helwani and confirmed that the Irishman did not suffer serious injuries to his leg.

“It’s going to be a couple of days before he’s walking without any hindrance, but there’s no serious damage to the peroneal nerve that goes down there on that side of the leg, which was kicked a number of times.”

What is the next fight for Conor McGregor?

This was the first fight for McGregor since his win over Donald Cerrone. However, it didn’t go his way and there already are talks of what should be his next fight.

McGregor wants a trilogy with Poirier as the pair are 1-1. The Irishman also believes this should be for the UFC title that Khabib Nurmagomedov holds.

Who won the fight at UFC 254?
Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia celebrates his victory over Justin Gaethje in their lightweight title bout during the UFC 254 event on October 25, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Khabib has retired from the promotion and claimed he would be back only if someone impressed him at UFC 257. That didn’t happen and it will be interesting to see what is next for the Russian.

McGregor is still one of the biggest names in the business and the UFC needs to see him in action more.

Another title shot seems a little weird given he just lost. However, McGregor is money and a trilogy with Poirier would sell a lot.

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