Conor McGregor steps up preparations for Nate Diaz rematch in new training video
The Irishman has a score to settle with the American at UFC 202 in Las Vegas following his shock defeat to the same opponent earlier this year
Conor McGregor looks raring to go ahead of his rematch against Nate Diaz in his latest training video.
The Irishman has a score to settle with the American at UFC 202 in Las Vegas following his shock defeat to the same opponent earlier this year.
McGregor will be desperate to set the record straight this time around and is leaving no stone unturned in his preparations ahead of Saturday’s eagerly-awaited showdown.
One man who won’t be threatening McGregor in the UFC any time soon is Cristiano Ronaldo, although the pair have been spending time together recently.
The pair posed for pictures together in the Octagon last month – and McGregor revealed they struck up a friendship after Ronaldo spotted the MMA man sporting a pair of CR7 boxer shorts ahead of one of his fights.
“[Ronaldo’s] a good friend of mine, I’ve been talking to him for a long time,”McGregor told BT Sport.
“He messaged me on Instagram a while back because I was wearing his [CR7] underwear during the weigh-in for the [Diego] Brandao fight.
“But he’s a nice guy, he’s some shape. He went more abs, I went more lats. I’d slap the head off him but he’s a very nice guy a