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UFC Returns to Ireland on July 19

Written by Tom Ngo
March 6th, 2014
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On Thursday, the UFC announced they will be returning to Dublin, Ireland on July 19. More importantly, it appears featherweight Conor McGregor’s (pictured) comeback is right on track.

UFC president Dana White previously stated the promotion wouldn’t head back to Ireland unless McGregor was on the card. In fact, despite competing in the Octagon just twice, White claimed the chatty Irishman was already big enough to headline a card in his homeland.

McGregor underwent surgery on his left knee in early September to repair a tear to his anterior cruciate ligament, a strain to his medial collateral ligament and a meniscal tear he suffered during August’s decision victory over Max Holloway. “Notorious” was expected to be back in 10 months.

UFC officials did not confirm McGregor would be on the card, which will likely be of the UFC Fight Night variety. However, July is exactly 10 months after his procedure.

In addition, the UFC confirmed Glasgow, Scotland is on their docket for 2015.

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