Rafael dos Anjos: There was no speak of me fighting Conor McGregor during UFC 224

In a days heading adult to April’s UFC 223 pay-per-view, it was reported that Ultimate Fighting Championship was looking to a book an halt welterweight pretension hitch between Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

That all changed, however, after ‘The Notorious’ got himself arrested in New York after launching a barrow by a window of a fighter’s train and injuring several people on-board, including UFC fighters Michael Chiesa and Ray Borg.

The rumored McGregor-dos Anjos quarrel resurfaced again progressing this week when McGregor, a former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion, pronounced he was creatively scheming to do conflict with ‘RDA’ during UFC 224 on May 12.

Made it to series 4 on a Forbes list this year. If we had of fought on a concluded May 12th hitch in Rio De Janeiro, we would have surpassed Ronaldo and Messi to take 2nd place. Something came adult however… Ah well, still underneath 30.

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“Made it to series 4 on a Forbes list this year. If we had of fought on a concluded May 12th hitch in Rio De Janeiro, we would have surpassed Ronaldo and Messi to take 2nd place. Something came adult however… Ah well, still underneath 30,” McGregor posted on Instagram.

According to dos Anjos, however, a UFC never contacted him over a intensity halt pretension hitch with McGregor.

“Not during all,” dos Anjos recently pronounced during a UFC 225 media scrum when asked if a quarrel with McGregor was ever proposed. “They did not hit me to speak about that fight. we think, probably, they was formulation to do a warn on that press conference, we know? Even for me, it would be a warn for me. But they never contacted me to speak about that fight.”

When asked if he would have supposed a fight, had it been proposed, a Brazilian pronounced he wouldn’t have hesitated to block off with McGregor during 170 pounds.

“Yea, 170 pounds? Of course. Not ‘55.”

Dos Anjos is creation final preparations for his halt welterweight hitch with Colby Covington, who he will take on in a co-main eventuality of UFC 225 tomorrow night. The PPV takes place during a United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

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