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Conor McGregor Vs Donald Cerrone: UFC Drops A Spine-Chilling Promo For The Upcoming Clash

Conor McGregor Vs Donald Cerrone: UFC Drops A Spine-Chilling Promo For The Upcoming Clash

UFC has turned the excitement for Conor McGregor vs Donald Cerrone up a notch by dropping a spine-chilling promo.

McGregor, 31, will make his eagerly-awaited UFC comeback in 2020 when he clashes with Cerrone in a welterweight bout on 18th January at UFC 246.

And the promo opens by teasing the Irish MMA superstar's return to the octagon with footage from his previous UFC bouts.

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The footage is spliced with moments that show McGregor outside of the UFC, including a face-off with Floyd Mayweather ahead of their 2017 blockbuster boxing clash.

After a minute-long tease of McGregor's return, the promo shifts its attention to Cerrone devastating his opponents inside the octagon.

And it includes 'Cowboy' calling out the Irishman and when the two also traded verbal blows at a press conference in 2015.

The UFC 246 promo has Valerie Broussard's cover of the Rolling Stones' hit song 'Paint It Black' playing in the background as it builds up the hype for McGregor and Cerrone's clash.

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Fight fans have been quick to praise the effort put into the promo and have shared their excitement about the upcoming showdown.

YouTube user Samuel posted: "wow a mcgregor promo happening again feels different its [sic] been so long."

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While another wrote: "The one who made this trailer deserves a raise.. goosebumps after the YEEHAW."

And user mr james said: "This trailer gave me goosebumps."

A fourth echoed the aforementioned comment by adding: "Goosebumps while watching this trailer. Can't wait."

Credit: UFC
Credit: UFC
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McGregor has been out of the octagon since his devastating defeat to fierce rival Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 in October 2018.

But the 31-year-old is eyeing up three fights as part of his comeback to MMA, which includes a rematch with UFC lightweight champ Khabib in 2020.

UFC president Dana White has confirmed that UFC could book the rematch should McGregor beat Cerrone and if Khabib defeats Tony Ferguson.

Featured Image Credit: UFC

Topics: Donald Cerrone, Conor Mcgregor, Notorious, UFC News, MMA News, UFC 246, UFC, MMA

Adnan Riaz

Adnan Riaz is a journalist for SPORTbible. He studied for a B.A. in History at the University of York and followed it up with an M.A. in Multimedia Journalism at MMU. Before he started writing about sports, he spent over four years in the gaming press. He has worked for several publications, including Hardcore Gamer, LADbible and the Manchester Evening News. Follow him on Twitter to find out what he is working on next. Got a story tip for Adnan? Email him: [email protected]