“It regarded just like the ankle to me, however I’m no physician. As soon as they get in there and do the X-rays on him and have a look at it, they’ll know precisely what’s flawed,” White advised MMA Junkie and different reporters through the UFC 264 post-fight news conference.
That’s when UFC chief enterprise officer Hunter Campbell, who was standing shut by, interrupted his response and offered an replace of McGregor’s situation.
“Decrease tibia. The shin, I assume,” White relayed to the media on the microphone. MMA Junkie was in a position to affirm shortly after that the harm was certainly a damaged tibia.
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“I don’t understand how the f*ck they figured that out that fast,” White joked.
At any time when McGregor is able to return to motion from the break, White says that a fourth fight with Poirier is smart for closure on the rivalry.
“It’s all about timing, what’s occurring, what’s occurs since then,” White mentioned. “Conor goes into surgical procedure tomorrow. We don’t know lengthy how he’s going to be out. How a lot his rehab and remedy he’s going to wish.”
Whereas there isn’t a timetable out there for McGregor’s return, it seems the boss has a minimum of one matchup in thoughts when that point comes.