Conor McGregor laps up the LA sunshine after horrific leg break

Conor McGregor has been making the most of his time off to rest his broken leg by sipping cocktails in the sun in Los Angeles (Picture :AP/@thenotoriousmma/Instagram)

Conor McGregor appeared to be enjoying his downtime after breaking his leg during the UFC 264 in Las Vegas earlier this month.

The fighter, 33, could be seen sprawled out on a sun lounger in Los Angeles as he held a cocktail up to the camera while posing for pictures shared to his Instagram Stories on Thursday.

The sportsman sat with his leg in a cast, displaying a healthy tan as he wore nothing but a pair of blue swimming shorts and a green baseball cap.

His body art could be seen as he smiled while sitting alongside a friend with tall palm trees and a perfectly clear blue sky behind him.

Conor fractured his tibia as his fight against Dustin Poirer came to an end in Vegas earlier this month.

His lower leg folded horrifically as he stepped back following an exchange with Dustin.

Conor was seen holding his left ankle after breaking his leg in Las Vegas earlier in the month (Picture: AP)
The UFC fighter was taken out of the arena on a stretcher after sustaining the injury (Picture: Getty Images North America)

Conor was taken out on a stretcher and was told to use crutches to help him walk after undergoing surgery which saw a rod inserted in his tibia and his fibula fixed with plates and screws.

The Irish mixed martial artist has vowed to return stronger than ever, warning Dustin they have unfinished business following his ‘illegitimate’ win.

In a video shared to social media after the incident, he said: ‘I’m just out of the surgery room, everything went to plan.

‘Everything went perfect, I’m feeling tremendous. We’ve got six weeks on a crutch and then we begin to build back.

‘I want to thank all the fans all around the world for your messages of support. I hope you all enjoyed the show, I want to thank all the fans in attendance at the T-Mobile Arena, the place was absolutely electric.

‘It was a hell of a first round, it would have been nice to get into that second round to see what’s what but it is what it is that is the nature of the business.

‘It was a clean break of the tibia and it was not to be. Dustin, you can celebrate that illegitimate win all you want, but you’ve done nothing in there.

‘That second round would have shown all. Onwards and upwards, we dust ourselves off, we build ourselves back and we come back better than ever. Let’s go team.’

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