If you see Conor McGregor limping out of an office supply store in the near future with a white board under his arm, and a handful of dry erase markers in his hand, don’t be surprised. He’s just getting ready to spend his unscheduled vacation making a UFC hit list.
McGregor (14-2) recently found out that what he felt pop in his knee during his UFC Fight Night 26 bout against Max Holloway was his anterior cruciate ligament tearing. In addition to the ACL tear, McGregor suffered a strain to his medial collateral ligament and a tear to his meniscus. Bottom line, the outspoken fighter is expected to be out of action for 10 months.
That gives McGregor plenty of time to get on the twitter machine and offer his hot takes on fighters inside and outside of his weight division:
Aldo-Safe. Mendes-135er. Lamas-Nobody cares. Cub-OLD. TKZ-Open. Edgar-135er. Siver-OLD. Poirier-PeaHead. Guida-Boring. Lentz-Boring. Koch-?.
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) August 22, 2013
Initial reports on UFC Tonight indicated that the knee injury was only a minor sprain of McGregor’s lateral collateral ligament. An MRI indicated things were much, much worse for McGregor.
McGregor is taking the injury in stride: