It’s been a while since we’ve last seen Paddy Pimblett hit the scene in the UFC, as he’s recovering from an injury suffered in his last fight.
However, the rising star may be getting restless as he waits to get back in action, but he’s at least hopeful of when he can finally return.
In fact, it sounds like Paddy Pimblett is ready to put the UFC on notice once again, as he shares when he’d like to get back in the octagon.
According to MMA Junkie, Pimblett hopes to fight again later this year. If that’s the case, then we could see him in the cage sometime in November or December.
Here’s what Paddy Pimblett had to say about his eventual return. Of course, he added a little extra flare to his statement.
Paddy Pimblett targets a UFC return this year: Who should he fight? 🤔
— MMA Junkie (@MMAJunkie) June 6, 2023
Clearly, he’s not happy with his last performance, as it ended in a controversial win in his favor.
Regardless, many UFC fans gave Paddy Pimblett flack and it appears he wants to make up for it.
With that said, his next opponent is currently unknown. But we should expect him to fight another rising star within the organization.
UFC fans take their best guesses as they react to Pimblett’s message.
Somebody good so he gets beat and the hype ended so we can finally concentrate on the right fighters.
— ZOOTV1978 (@ZOOTV19783) June 6, 2023
Almost everyone wants Pimblett to face Matt Frevola.
— ⚜ WHO DAT Cool Breesy ⚜ (@Steve2duhO) June 6, 2023
Frevola is even in the mentions.
— Matt “The Steamrolla”Frevola (@SteamRollaa) June 6, 2023
It’s well known that Paddy doesn’t have the best diet when he’s not training.
His dietician. Then fire him.
— Chris (@ChrisTheblog) June 6, 2023
For now, Pimblett remains out of action as he’s still recovering from surgery. But hopefully, he gets cleared to get back to action sooner, rather than later.
It’ll be interesting to see who the UFC pairs him up with, as Paddy Pimblett’s next fight is crucial for his career.
Keep an eye out for more updates, as Pimblett seemingly has high hopes to return in 2023.