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UFC 303 availability Conor McGregor posts cryptic

Just two days after the press conference in anticipation of Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler’s UFC 303 mega-fight was postponed, the Irish superstar has sent the MMA world into a frenzy.

McGregor, who many worried could pull out of the bout after his press conference in his native Dublin was cancelled at the 11th hour, posted a photo on his Instagram account that appeared to show him at the doctor’s office.

With his calm expression and nothing specific other than a flexing emoji for a caption, fans have begun speculating about what it could mean. The former two-division champion hasn’t fought since UFC 264 in July 2021, a bout that ended prematurely after McGregor broke his leg.

Since then, he hasn’t stepped into the Octagon or made a media appearance for the UFC, but was scheduled to headline Monday’s event in anticipation of his return fight on June 29.

And though the promotion apologized for postponing the event, they provided very few details beyond saying via a statement that “when we have more information on the new date and time, we will share it immediately.”

When McGregor spoke out a few hours later with a similarly generic statement, things got even more vague. I can’t wait to put on the greatest show I’ve ever seen in the Octagon.”

The only thing we learned from a combination of cryptic messages was that the postponement was initiated by McGregor’s team. In fact, Chandler was reportedly packing up and heading to the airport when he was informed that the press conference was no longer happening.

And despite there being no clarity on whether or not the media event was canceled due to injury, and also that Chandler has left his training camp in response to all of this, there is still reason to be optimistic.  comes after he previously reported that the UFC had “sent out feelers to see who could fill in as a replacement or as a completely new fight at the top of the bill.” Fight fans will have no choice but to wait and hope that the main event takes place as scheduled at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.