Trainer guarantees Conor McGregor 'more technical than ever' and predicts quick fight against Michael Chandler

McGregor's main mentor, John Kavanagh praises his pupil and predicts victory by the second round

Conor McGregor flies the Irish flag. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

C. McGregor after UFC victory. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Almost three years after stepping into the Octagon for the last time in the defeat to Dustin poirier, when he suffered a serious leg injury, Conor McGregor has a return scheduled to face Michael chandler No. UFC 303, on June 29th, in Las Vegas, in the United States. Although many question what level he will present after so much time away, the Irishman's main coach guarantees that his pupil will be at the best version of his career in technical terms.

In an interview with the Irish portal 'Severe MMA', John Kavanagh stated that, although he needs to improve his physical and conditioning aspects, Conor McGregor He has never been so technically sharp in his career.


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“He is super skilled. He's returning to the mat sharper than ever. Of course we need to do the rounds and improve our conditioning to be ready for the competition, but his technique is sharper than ever”, guaranteed the coach.

As for what to expect from the fight against Michael chandler, Kavanagh drew a parallel with the duel between the Irish and Chad Mendes, which gave the Irishman the interim featherweight belt (up to 65,7 kg) in 2015, to promise a quick outcome.


“I spoke from the beginning. I see similarities to the fight against Chad Mendes. I would be surprised if it lasted two rounds. He hits very hard and is very sharp. There will be some fighting, maybe some takedowns and something like that, but each round starts on the feet and his ability to get up is underestimated. I will be surprised if we see two rounds,” he concluded.

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