It is a tall task to ask any fighter to go up against Khabib Nurmagomedov in the UFC Octagon, and even taller task if that fighter has been out of action for two years.
Such is the case for Conor McGregor, who hadn’t seen the UFC’s Octagon in over two straight years.
Ring rust is a very real thing, and now that he’s talking, Conor McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh confesses that he believes Conor was off during Saturday’s UFC 229 main event.
The SBG Ireland head coach also breaks down the proposed rematch between the two top UFC lightweights.
Watch his remarks in the video player above.