Conor McGregor would have tried to prevent the fight between Charles do Bronx and Makhachev; understand the case

The Brazilian's coach, Diego Lima says that the Irishman would have sent messages and videos to 'stop' negotiations with a fight against the Russian

Conor McGregor (left) and Charles do Bronx (right) are UFC stars. Photo: SUPER FIGHTS montage

Conor (left) and Charles of the Bronx (right) are UFC stars. Photo: SUPER FIGHTS montage

in the universe of fights, bombshell revelations can change the course of careers and even shake the structures of a sport. One of those bombs has just exploded: the football coach Charles of the Bronx, Diego Lima, revealed that Conor McGregor tried to convince the Brazilian not to face Islam makhachev No. UFC 280.

In an interview with MMA Fighting, Lima detailed the exchange of messages between the two fighters. Conor would have sent videos and photos of his training in 2022, asking Charles to wait for his return to the octagon.


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“Before (the fight with Makhachev), McGregor sent a message telling him (Charles of the Bronx) wait, so as not to fight with Islam makhachev. They exchanged direct messages. McGregor uploaded a video of him training and running on the beach. If we had waited for McGregor, how long would it have taken? We would have been without fights for 3 years”, declared Diego Lima.


Conor McGregor x Charles do Bronx

Conor has yet to return to the Octagon since his fight against Dustin poirier in July 2021. During this period, he was involved in controversies outside the ring and even participated in the film “Matador de Aluguel”.

McGregor's return is scheduled for the second half of this year, in a clash against Michael chandler. Already Charles of the Bronx, after the defeat to Makhachev, recovered with a knockout over Beneil Dariush and is preparing to face Arman Tsarukyan No. UFC 300, on April 13.

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