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UFC doctor declares Conor McGregor ‘the best shape he’s ever seen him in’

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Former salad-hating champion, Conor McGregor, is in such fantastic shape ahead of his Octagon comeback, that even the UFC doctor charged with his well being was gushing with compliments.

That’s according to promotion president, Dana White, who not coincidentally is trying to promote the UFC 246 pay-per-view (PPV) main event this Sat. night (Jan. 18, 2020) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“I’m hearing he’s in phenomenal shape right now,” White told TMZ Sports. “The UFC doctor is actually saying he thinks Conor is in the best shape he’s ever seen him in. Conor will probably weigh in at 169 or 168 or somewhere around there. It’s even hard for Conor to hit 170. So a very interesting fight, two of the baddest in the business to ever do it, and this is a fun one.”

McGregor will return at welterweight against fellow lightweight import and longtime UFC veteran, Donald Cerrone. “Cowboy” has been reaping some of the rewards of a “Notorious” fight, thanks to a Budweiser beer can and cool $2 million fight purse.

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