Gunnar Nelson Disappointed He Wasn’t Part Of McGregor’s Camp For Khabib Fight • MMA News
This previous October, Conor McGregor’s return to the Octagon didn’t go in line with plan. The Irishman tried to reclaim the UFC light-weight championship from Khabib Nurmagomedov. As a substitute, he was submitted by the Russian within the fourth spherical by way of neck crank. Now, McGregor is looking for a direct rematch with Khabib.
Nonetheless, ought to he have to face the following man in line first, he’s keen to take action. McGregor might want to make some huge modifications to his subsequent camp for issues in opposition to Khabib to go otherwise in a rematch. Maybe a type of issues might be having a wholesome Gunnar Nelson in his camp. Nelson not too long ago spoke to media in Toronto for UFC 231 struggle week.
Throughout the interview, Nelson expressed his disappointment in lacking out in McGregor’s camp for Khabib. He mentioned he believes he’ll be concerned within the camp for the rematch – which he believes will occur (by way of BJPenn.com):
“It was very unfortunate, obviously, that I couldn’t join the camp because of my knee” Nelson mentioned. “I might have possibly performed it proper on the finish, however he had every thing deliberate out and he had his guys there. However it was somewhat bit tough to see.
“I think for the next one — and I believe there will be another one at some point — I’ll be there for his camp for sure.”
Do you assume Nelson’s presence in camp can be a assist to McGregor in a Khabib rematch?