McGregor dons the Gi to brush up on black belt BJJ with Chandler clash looming in 2024

Conor McGregor is making a highly-anticipated return to the Octagon after a substantial hiatus due to a leg injury. His opponent for this comeback is none other than the former three-time Bellator lightweight champion, Michael Chandler.

Chandler seems to have compelled ‘The Notorious’ to focus on honing his own grappling abilities. McGregor recently took to Instagram to share images of himself training in jiu-jitsu attire, complete with his newly-awarded black belt.

This dedicated effort to improve his craft has stirred considerable excitement among McGregor’s fan base. Many enthusiasts took to his Instagram comments section to express their thoughts. Let’s delve into a few of these reactions.


Conor McGregor’s return to the UFC is highly anticipated, and his newfound focus on jiu-jitsu adds an intriguing element to the upcoming fight against Michael Chandler. As fans eagerly await this clash of titans, the anticipation and speculations continue to grow.

Despite McGregor’s impressive accolades, ‘Iron’ Chandler is confident that he will secure a decisive victory over the Irishman when they face off in the Octagon. During a media interaction at UFC 285, the former lightweight title contender made a bold prediction for the fight, stating:

“I’m going to not just slice through him but bludgeon him with both of these hands and do whatever I want, both standing or on the ground, and finish him by the second round. That’s my mistic Mike prediction.”