There’s no denying that Conor McGregor is the biggest star in the UFC and one of the biggest names in combat sports, but there’s surely better fights out there for the Irishman than a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. under MMA rules, right?
Not according to UFC president Dana White, who revealed in a recent interview with 8 News Now that one of his ‘dream’ fights is a mixed martial arts bout between ‘The Notorious’ and ‘The Best Ever.’
His other dream match-up? A championship rematch between McGregor and reigning lightweight champ, Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Dana White’s two dream fights (per his interview with @8newsnow): Mayweather vs. McGregor in MMA and Khabib vs. McGregor 2.https://t.co/pLk7PDI7O4
— Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) April 1, 2019
Khabib and Floyd both hold victories over McGregor, with ‘The Eagle’ submitting the former ‘champ-champ’ at UFC 229 and ‘Money’ earning a stoppage win over the Dubliner in their mega-money boxing match back in 2017.
McGregor hasn’t fought since his submission loss to Nurmagomedov, and the 30-year-old claims to have retired from MMA competition. Head president White, however, thinks we’ll see McGregor back in the Octagon sooner rather than later.
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