UFC’s biggest star hasn’t fought inside an octagon given Nov 12th, 2016 – and it doesn’t sound like Conor McGregor is in a precipitate to put his UFC Lightweight Championship on a line.
If UFC does wish to get Conor McGregor’s name on a label by a finish of a year, a association is going to have to compensate up. McGregor pronounced final week that after his knowledge collecting a biggest payday of his life to quarrel Mayweather, he’s in no rush to quarrel again.
Via MMA Junkie.
“I ain’t stepping in that octagon again unless I’m partial owners of a whole setup – I’m a promoter.
…. I’m sitting there examination them form of wars we came through, back-to-back-to-back, and examination how we got there, and I’m like, we need to take my time here. I’m in no hurry. I’m in a good position. I’m in a perpetually income theatre now. My income is adult there rattling around in a income opposite machine, so I’m good.”
We should know if McGregor will quarrel in 2017 by a finish of a week, during least. Dana White told a Los Angeles Times that he is operative to finalize a categorical eventuality for UFC 219 in Las Vegas, scheduled for Dec 30th, and White says he’ll have it set in a entrance days.
Via a Los Angeles Times:
“That’s all this week. We’re operative on that [main event]. we have to have it finished by a finish of a week.”
If McGregor is entrance behind for 219, it’s expected he’d face halt lightweight champion, Tony Ferguson, who recently bashed McGregor for being a “paper champ.”
Via MMA Mania:
“This man needs an [expletive] whooping during my hands. There is nobody else in line, so he needs to harmonize a belts. You can’t run away. If we wish a income quarrel opposite Nate, set it (the belt) down and [expletive] travel away.”