Conor McGregor is looking beefed up ahead of UFC 197!

January 25, 2016 11:01 am by Russell Ess

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is going up a weight class to challenge Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship belt at UFC 197 on March 5. This will mark the vocal 145-pound champion’s first fight at 155 pounds in the UFC and is looking like he is putting on the weight well.

McGregor posted this photo to his Instagram account. It looks like it is a promotional shoot for UFC 197 with McGregor looking noticeably more muscular.

The Silverback. #UFC197

A photo posted by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on

McGregor’s coach previously hinted at the performance at 155 pounds saying, “You’ve seen Conor on salads… now watch what he’s like on steak.”

We will see if the change in diet will have an effect on Conor McGregor’s performance in March when he is tested against the power of the lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos.


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