‘Please Create the McGregor Belt’- Conor McGregor Asks UFC for a Bizarre Favor

Published 03/31/2021, 2:31 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JANUARY 17: Welterweight fighter Conor McGregor is interviewed by UFC’s Joe Rogan during a ceremonial weigh-in for UFC 246 at Park Theater at Park MGM on January 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor will face Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 on January 18 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Conor McGregor is arguably the most popular MMA fighter in the world. ‘The Notorious’ one is famous for his antics inside and outside the octagon.


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McGregor is a great MMA fighter and is a former UFC Featherweight and Lightweight Champion, and he has always been a force to reckon with.

LAS VEGAS, NV – OCTOBER 04: Conor McGregor poses for cameras following a press conference for UFC 229 at Park Theater at Park MGM on October 04, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor will challenge UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov for his title at UFC 229 on October 06 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

Conor McGregor is a great fighter, but ‘The Notorious’ one is also one of the most entertaining fighters outside the octagon. He makes comments that are almost always hilarious.


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Now, McGregor has said one more such thing, which is bound to gather attention.

The Conor McGregor belt?

McGregor has now talked about how he should have his own belt. During an interview, McGregor was talking about title shots and weight divisions.

He then suddenly went in a different direction and declared that he should have a belt of his own, irrespective of any weight or division.

“It doesn’t matter what weight divisions or anything or even what belt is on the line, because really I should create my own belt.

One should have a certain level of confidence to say such things, and McGregor has repeatedly proven that he has loads of it.

I am in myself, my own belt. It doesn’t matter weight; it doesn’t matter if it’s the featherweight, the lightweight, the welterweight. It’s the McGregor belt, so that’s it, I’m fighting for my own belt,” He said.

McGregor even talks about how he wants the belt to be, and his description of the belt seems to match his boisterous personality.

“I I feel it’s time to break out this baby for the next fight. I ask the UFC to please create The McGregor belt. I suggest rose gold and rubies. Think patek rare.”


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What’s next for McGregor

Conor McGregor has been semi-retired for a long time. He fights, retires, and repeats the entire process all over again. This cycle keeps his fans guessing about his next move, and it would be really interesting to see when and with whom his next fight.


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There is a lot of speculation about who McGregor might fight next. From Dustin Poirier to Nate Diaz there are a number of opponents for McGregor out there.

Creating a belt on one’s name is highly unlikely, but even just talking about it was something that only the Irishman could have done.


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What do you think, should there be a Conor McGregor belt?

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Paras Pande

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.