Conor McGregor Hints At A Big Transition To The WWE

Published 07/03/2020, 4:44 AM EDT


Former UFC Megastar Conor McGregor dropped a hint revealing a possible transition to professional wrestling as part of the WWE organization. The tease came via ‘The Mac Life’ which is an outfit run by the former two-division champion. ‘The Notorious One’ can be seen holding up a WWE World Title, sending fans into a frenzy.

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Conor McGregor also ‘called out’ WWE chairman and CEO Vince McMahon to duke it out via an Instagram story. McMahon brought to light the Billionaire ‘billy’ strut that the southpaw fighter later popularised globally. The WWE Chairman has never shied away from stepping into the ring against the company’s top wrestlers.

Conor McGregor: Life after combat

The recently retired fighter has joined a long list of professional athletes looking to achieve cross-over fame. Former Champions Ronda Rousey and Cain Velasquez found their way into the WWE after closing the curtain on MMA. Not to mention ‘The Gypsy King’ Tyson Fury headlined a massive WWE event in his part-time appearance.

The Irishman is a global superstar for a reason, he’s proven to be the biggest draw in the sport of MMA. Every time he steps foot inside the cage, ‘Notorious’ breaks UFC attendance records. Additionally, a move to the WWE would be a massive boost to his already immense stardom.

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Not to mention he has managed to acquire success in many other business ventures, most notably ‘Proper Twelve’ whiskey. In fact, he managed to secure the brand’s logo onto the canvas at UFC 229 in a deal with the UFC.

It is entirely uncertain whether McGregor is truly on the verge of walking away from the sport of MMA. He has teased retirement on multiple occasions in the past. McGregor has managed to remain a mainstay in the UFC rankings and is a threat in multiple weight classes.

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He last competed in January in a magnificent striking showcase when he finished Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone at UFC 246. MMA fans await the next move that the ‘Notorious One’ plans to lay down.

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Darryl Pinto

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Darryl Pinto is a senior MMA writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his graduate degree in Mass Media (with a specialization in Journalism) out of Xavier’s College and has a year's experience in his current role. Darryl specializes in predictions, reporting, and covering UFC events live.

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