Conor McGregor could retire from UFC after Khabib Nurmagomedov fight as 'Notorious' summons his inner Ivan Drago

That's according to his coach Roddy Owen, who doubts whether there will be enough in the sport to keep him focused.

Roddy said for McGregor to continue fighting could rely on if The Irishman can land another “super fight.”

Speaking to Peter Carroll on the latest episode of the Eurobash podcast, Owen said: “I don’t know. I don’t think [he will retire].

"I don’t look into the future to see what’s happening. Conor’s mentality hasn’t changed at all, so I don’t know.”

“I always say, it depends on what fights are available, I think, for Conor. As I said, if there is another big super fight and Conor feels like he would enjoy it, then he’ll do it.

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"If the fans want it and stuff like that, I think Conor will take it

“You never know, who knows? We’re just going to focus on the task at hand now.

"This is potentially the biggest fight ever. We’ll go in and do that and then he’ll probably be on to the next biggest fight ever.”

McGregor takes on Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on October 6 for the lightweight title.

The Notorious was stripped of the lightweight title back in April this year because he hadn’t fought in the UFC since he won the belt against Eddie Alvarez in November 2016 at UFC 205.

McGregor’s last fight was in a boxing ring against Floyd Mayweather Jr in August last year when he lost in the 10th round via a TKO.

And ahead of his hugely-anticipated return to the octagon, McGregor was seemingly trying to channel his inner Ivan Drago, the Russian character from the hit film Rocky IV.

McGregor captioned a training photo of himself: If he dies, he dies", which was the famous lines uttered by the hardman played by Dolph Lundgren.

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