Conor McGregor returns in January at UFC 246

Conor McGregor announces he will be a father for a third time

Conor McGregor has a lot going on in 2021.

The UFC superstar will kick off the new year by taking on Dustin Poirier in the main event of UFC 257 on Jan. 23.

While the fight is highly anticipated by many people all around the world, the McGregor household has an even bigger event taking place next year.

On Christmas Eve, McGregor announced on Instagram that his longtime girlfriend Dee Devlin is pregnant with the couples third child.

 
 
 
 
 
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Right now the two have a son and a daughter. Their son, Conor Jr. was born in May 2017, while their daughter, Croia was born in January 2019. Earlier this year, McGregor announced that him and Devlin are engaged.

As McGregor gets ready to welcome his third kid to the world, he is also preparing for Poirier. Their fight is rematch from their UFC 178 matchup back in 2014. McGregor won that fight by a first-round TKO.

Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2 officially book for UFC 257 on Jan. 23
Dustin Poirier (left) and Conor McGregor (right) square off at UFC 178 media day in September 2014.

UFC 257, which takes place on “Fight Island,” will be McGregor’s first fight since over a year. McGregor last fought in January of this year at UFC 246 where he knocked out Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in 40 seconds. The win was the fastest main event knockout of 2020.

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