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Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014

UFC’s Conor McGregor Says Next Fight May Not be For The Title, Calls on “Scared Contenders”

Diego McGregor swinging at Diego Brandao (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

Not long after word surfaced that Conor McGregor is considering a move to lightweight, if he secures and defends the UFC’s 145 title next year, the rising star says another plan is in the works.

Recently, Dana White argued that McGregor has earned the #1 contender spot, and the Irish fighter relayed in a follow up interview that he expects to challenge for the title sometime in early 2015. On Wednesday, however, McGregor made the following tweets which outline a different path:

Of course, none of this has been confirmed by the UFC, but depending on what unfolds with the October 25th bout between champ Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, the promotion could look to book McGregor another fight.

posted by FCF Staff @ 10:21 am
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