“Red, White, and Blue Panty Night!”- Conor McGregor and Fans Ask for Senator Markwayne Mullin’s Fight at UFC 300 as Ex-MMA Fighter’s Clip Goes Viral

Published 11/15/2023, 3:42 AM EST

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Recently a video clip from a recent senate hearing has blown up on social media. Former MMA fighter-turned-Senator Markwayne Mullin almost came to blows with the president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. This caught the attention of UFC megastar Conor McGregor, who had a proposition for a fight at UFC 300. It met with some surprising positive reactions from the fans.

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Senator Markwayne Mullin was an MMA fighter before he turned his attention to politics. He has an undefeated 3-0 record and recently got into a heated argument with Teamsters president Sean O’Brien. It led to Conor McGregor sharing his reaction to the incident. Let’s see what ‘The Notorious’ had to say.

Conor McGregor wants Markwayne Mullin to fight at UFC 300

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Markwayne Mullin called out Sean O’Brien regarding a heated back-and-forth they had on Twitter (X) in the past. The heated exchange was regarding both individuals indulging in an MMA fight after they fell out during a congressional hearing in the past. Meanwhile, Mullin had a copy of the tweet that O’Brien posted where the latter had some negative things to say about the former MMA fighter. That did not sit well with the Senator.

Markwayne Mullin got out of his chair and almost got into a fistfight with Sean O’Brien. However, Bernie Sanders, who was sitting right beside the former MMA fighter, brought the situation under control. Nevertheless, Conor McGregor seemed to have enjoyed the confrontation. He took to Twitter (X) and suggested Mullin and O’Brien hash it out at UFC 300. “Decent back and forth. We can do this at [UFC] 300,” McGregor. This led to fans sharing some amusing reactions to the unusual callout. Let’s see what they had to say.

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Fans react to McGregor’s UFC 300 proposition

The fans were amused by Conor McGregor’s proposition to the Senator. One fan quoted one of ‘The Notorious’s famous lines and ideated that this could be a big fight.

Another fan echoed the same sentiment, claiming that he’s willing to pay a lot of money to see Markwayne Mullin and Sean O’Brien fight inside the Octagon.

However, one fan shared a reminder, claiming that Dana White does not do cross-promotional events.

But they continued to request The UFC CEO to make this fight official.

However, there were some fans who saw the funny side of it and praised Conor McGregor’s sense of humor.

Meanwhile, one fan ideated that Bernie Sanders should be the referee. He could be able to officiate the cage fight since he’d already done that at the senate hearing.

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Though this tweet was a light-hearted one from Conor McGregor, the fans opened up about their wish to see him come back to fight.

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Conor McGregor’s UFC 300 return seems unlikely. Dana White confirmed that there are no dates for his return. But the Irishman does not shy away from making some funny remarks on social media and this time, he decided to play matchmaker for the UFC’s monumental triple-century event. Meanwhile, it remains to be what else McGregor has in store for his fans and followers on social media as we wait for his highly anticipated return.

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