CONOR MCGREGOR will hold a press conference in Moscow on Thursday

Coonor Mcgregor in a press conference
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According to Russian news outlet Tass , Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor will hold a press conference in Moscow on Thursday.

The event will be held in conjunction with Parimatch, a sports betting company for which McGregor serves as an ambassador. Last week, McGregor posted a photo of himself obtaining a Russian visa on Twitter.

McGregor is expected to discuss his plans in Russia as well as provide an update on his training and current physical condition, according to a release. It is also likely that McGregor will promote his Proper No. Twelve Whiskey, which recently launched in Russia.

“McGregor will meet with journalists on October 24,” read a statement from event organizers. “This will be the first-ever event of this format with McGregor’s participation in Russia.

“It is possible that he will make a statement about his return to the Octagon.”

Russia is the homeland of McGregor rival and reigning UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.

McGregor has not competed since a fourth-round submission loss to the Dagestani grappler at UFC 229 in October 2018.

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