Conor McGregor has revealed he is looking to further increase his knockout power for his trilogy bout with Dustin Poirier.
The Irishman was stopped in the second round by his lightweight rival in their January rematch.
But with a third fight set to be announced for UFC 264 on July 10, McGregor has adapted his preparation in a bid to avoid a devastating second successive loss.
Having posted pictures after a training session, he replied to a fan who noticed the Dubliner's shoulders were bigger and that this means McGregor was adding more power.
"Thank you sir, good eye!" the fighter replied. "The trapezoid is a truly under appreciated family of muscle. I have been engaging in a trapezoid explosion program for my McGregor FAST app.
"We are almost there… putting it through its tests first and it will be then ready for the public!"
McGregor was referring to his fitness app which shares his training methods with the general public.
And to another fan, he said: "It’s just been plenty of hard work, multiple weight division explorations and dominations, and a sprinkle of competition in different sports. Rest assured, I am working incredibly hard for my comeback!"
McGregor and Poirier could announce their third fight this week after progress was made in their negotiations.
The pair first met in 2014 when McGregor needed just 90 seconds to stop his American rival.
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Having exacted his revenge two months ago, Poirier was in pole position for a lightweight title shot when Khabib Nurmagomedov belatedly gave up his belt.
But instead he opted for a more lucrative third fight with McGregor with Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira set to clash for the vacant strap on May 15.
Chandler, however, expects McGregor to beat Poirier and to be his opponent for the first defence of his title, should he overcome Oliveira.
"If I put my money on it, I think it is going to be Conor," he told ESPN. "I think he makes some adjustments, very small, minor adjustments and he gets that win in the trilogy."
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