Conor McGregor is back, and he is back to get his hands on whoever he wants, whenever he wants. He is also ready to jump divisions if that means he will get to fight the best in UFC. McGregor has shown interest in the welterweight championship and is constantly keeping an eye on Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s title match in April at UFC 249. Conor also hinted at a boxing match with Mayweather and hasn’t ignored the talks on a potential Kamaru Usman fight. He also issued a challenge to Jorge Masvidal, who has been looking to get a match against McGregor, ever since winning the BMF title from Nate Diaz at UFC 244.
McGregor calls out Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov
Conor McGregor will return to the octagon on Jan. 18 against Donald Cerrone in the welterweight division at UFC 246. The fight will take place inside T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
With the promotion for the fight going in full flow, Conor McGregor appeared for a UFC Media Day interaction for the first time in years. McGregor answered questions from the reporters and also revealed his plans going forward.
“I think regardless of the result, I think I should probably face both of these men. I would like to face both of these men. I would like to face Tony Ferguson. We managed Tony, he was well looked after. He is one of the highest-paid non-champions in the game. there’s history with Tony. Of course, the rematch. We must make the rematch, I am pushing for the Moscow bout. I would love to do that. Both men are certainly in the cross-hairs.”
Said Conor McGregor when asked to choose between a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov or a lightweight title match against Tony Ferguson. He showed interest in fighting both the fighters. While Conor McGregor going against Khabib yet again is brilliant, a fight with Tony Ferguson also sounds equally exciting.
What’s next for Conor McGregor?
Right now, Conor’s next challenge is getting past Donald Cerrone at the welterweight division. Cerrone’s experience at 170 and Conor’s absence from the octagon will play a key role in the fight. A lot of interesting fights will line up for Donald Cerrone if he can upset McGregor coming Saturday.
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