Conor McGregor Vows Return After Surgery

Conor McGregor Vows Return After Surgery

Conor McGregor Vows Return After Surgery!

During Sunday nights Conor McGregor suffered a broken leg during the first round of his UFC 264 main event against Dustin Poirier. But he was so angry at missing the opportunity to go the distance he threatened to kill Poirier and his wife Jolie. Though, Conor McGregor Vows to return following his surgery and training to get back in shape to fight… reports after suffering a gruesome leg injury in his loss to Dustin Poirier in UFC 264 in Las Vegas, Conor McGregor underwent successful surgery.

Audie Attar, McGregor’s agent, said in a statement:

Conor is in recovery after 3 hours of surgery. The surgery was successful repairing fractures of his tibia and fibula. His physicians included Dr. Neal ElAttrache from [Kerlan-Jobe], Conor’s long-time orthopedist, and trauma surgeon Dr. Milton Little from Cedars-Sinai. Both doctors are confident that with time he will make a full recovery. We anticipate his return to the octagon.

McGregor also posted some reactions on Twitter on Sunday, saying:

Just out of the surgery room guys! Surgery went excellent! Feeling tremendous! 6 weeks on crutch and we build back! Let’s go! God bless.

He later posted a video on social media, thanking the fans for their support. (above)

To recap the UFC 264 main event fight:

Poirier hit McGregor with a combination at the end of the first round of Saturday’s highly anticipated main event. McGregor went to plant his left foot and his leg buckled, sending him to the mat. Poirier followed up with punches on the ground as time expired in the round.

With McGregor clearly hurt, referee Herb Dean called the lightweight bout. The official result was Poirier by TKO (doctor’s stoppage) at 5:00 of the first round. A stretcher was brought in to transport McGregor to the hospital. The video replay showed McGregor’s lower leg bent gruesomely as his foot hit the canvas.