CONOR MCGREGOR looks in lean shape as he gears up for his highly-anticipated return to UFC.
The Notorious has confirmed he will step back into the Octagon in Las Vegas on January 18 – although his opponent has yet to be decided.
The two leading candidates are believed to be American pair Donald Cerrone or Justin Gaethje.
But it looks like he has never been away from the game after uploading an image of himself following a workout in the gym.
Showing off his physique, he captioned it: “Skills pay the bills. So does being a big block of granite.
It appears even the best still want a shot at taking down McGregor.
After his win over Nate Diaz on Saturday night at UFC 244, Jorge Masvidal called out McGregor after his rematch against Diaz.
He said: “You know what the f*** I’ll do to that little dude, I’ll f*** that little guy up. He’s a f***** midget!
“Dana White, President of this motherf***** company, said that I’m too much of a man for him.
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“I get it why people want to see him hurt for the stunts he’s been pulling. But he don’t want this s***, he’s just talking so he can get his name out there.
“You see he punches old people in the face because those are fights he could win.”
Masvidal’s dig was related to the £860 fine Irishman McGregor was slapped with for punching an elderly man in a Dublin pub back in August.