Conor McGregor is currently recovering from surgery to repair a broken tibia in the main event of UFC 264. It appears that after a round in which Dustin Poirier dominated his opponent, McGregor broke his leg when one of his kicks collided against Poirier. Elbow.
Since that moment McGregor has issued death threats against Poirier and his family, seeking to reduce Poirier’s responsibility for the fight that ended in injury. McGregor’s story is that he injured his leg in training camp and he went into battle with a stress fracture in the leg that would eventually break.
McGregor further said that the top doctors of the UFC and the UFC were aware of this pre-existing condition. McGregor also shared photos from his ankle camp receiving medical care.
The photos have already been debunked by an expert, who claimed those images showed nothing related to the tibia fractures that McGregor would suffer.
Recently the Nevada Athletic Commission also cast doubt on McGregor’s story. That body confirmed that he had not been informed by McGregor, or anyone else, that the Irishman was going to UFC 264 with a pre-existing medical condition (which fighters would have to report to the commission). under threat of perjury, pet Eric McGraken/Combat Sports Law).
“If we had ever had intentional information that a fighter was not fit to fight, we would not have let them compete,” said NAC executive director Bob Bennett. Las Vegas Review-Journal. “It would go to a doctor and a doctor would make that decision as a specialist.”
Neither UFC nor top UFC doctor Dr. Jeff Davidson reacted to this LVRJRequested for clarification on whether they knew McGregor had suffered a stress fracture prior to the fight with Poirier.
After successful surgery to insert a metal rod into his leg, McGregor is expected to be out of work for about a year.