“Just Say When” – Triple H Responds to Conor McGregor, Welcomes The UFC Star to WWE

Published 02/26/2021, 10:26 PM EST

The world of combat sports is currently abuzz with a possible crossover. Conor McGregor, Finn Balor, and Triple H are teasing a match between the former two on Twitter.


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The two Irishmen were having a playful tussle when the NXT Champion teased a match. Balor shared a picture of three action figures with him and McGregor holding their respective titles, and Triple H between them.

Balor captioned the post as “Triple H x @TheNotoriousMMA (McGregor) x Bálor”. However, it is unclear whether the former double Ultimate Fighting Champion and NXT Champion hinted at a match against each other or together.


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Triple H x @TheNotoriousMMA x Bálor pic.twitter.com/L4nx1JVycW

— Finn Bálor (@FinnBalor) February 26, 2021

McGregor also replied to the post with a “No more Mr. nice guy!”, hinting he is all up for the potential WWE debut with the fellow Irishman.

No more mr. nice guy! https://t.co/f9SNFts0vq

— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) February 26, 2021

Triple H is in favor of Conor McGregor vs Finn Balor in WWE

The EVP of Global Talent and Strategy and WWE icon, Triple H, jumped in on the conversation. He approved the idea of McGregor coming to WWE with a “Just say when.”

Just say when. https://t.co/9ppqM2DKbD

— Triple H (@TripleH) February 27, 2021

There is no news or even rumors of McGregor leaving UFC for WWE, as his peers Brock Lesnar and Ronda Rousey did before. But McGregor regularly interacts with Becky Lynch and appreciates Irishmen in the business.

His interactions with WWE started way back in 2016 when he called WWE wrestlers “p*ssies,” in a press meet. He said, “I haven’t really thought about it. For the most part, those WWE guys are p*ssies. To be honest, they’re messed up p*ssies if you ask me.” 

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – OCTOBER 05: Conor McGregor poses during a ceremonial weigh-in for UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena on October 05, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor will challenge UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov for his title at UFC 229 on October 6 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

However, he had appreciated The Rock, Vince McMahon, and Triple H.

“There are some dons in that wrestling game. The McMahons, they’re dons. Triple H is a don. The Rock is a don. The rest of them are p*ssies.”


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Recently, McGregor came back from the verge of retirement to face the current Featherweight number one, Dustin Poirier, in a rematch of their 2014 bout. However, McGregor lost in the second round via knockout.

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – JANUARY 23: (R-L) Dustin Poirier punches Conor McGregor of Ireland in a lightweight fight during the UFC 257 event inside Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island on January 23, 2021, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

There will be a McGregor vs Poirier 3 in the summer after the former comes out of his medical suspension. Following this, do you think there is a possibility we will see McGregor in WWE soon? Let us know in the comments below.


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Angana Roy is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, having published more than 800 professional wrestling articles. She is currently pursuing higher studies in English language and literature from the University of Calcutta and has over three years of experience in journalism. As a life-long fan of the sports entertainment brand of pro-wrestling, her work consists of live coverage of weekly shows, PPVs, speculating the future course of storylines and everything in between.