Justin Gaethje trounced Tony Ferguson in the principle occasion of UFC 249 to grow to be the Interim Light-weight Champion. Consequently, the panorama of the Light-weight division modified, with Conor McGregor having a scarcity of top-level opponents. Daniel Cormier provided his views on a possible opponent for ‘Infamous’, who’s eyeing a July return.
Daniel Cormier suggests who Conor McGregor can combat
‘DC’ made the suggestion on his weekly ESPN MMA present ‘DC & Helwani.’ The suggestion was an attractive one, with a great deal of historical past to boost a possible encounter.
“If Khabib’s preventing Gaethje in September. Conor fights in July vs ‘Massive Nate’, ‘Nasty Nate’, the third combat… That is the one. It’s the one one which is sensible on Struggle Island.”
Nate Diaz submitted ‘Infamous’ at hand him his first defeat within the UFC 196 in 2016. 5 months later at UFC 202, the Irish fighter returned the favor by way of a unanimous choice win.
In each fights blood was drawn, nevertheless, McGregor mentioned, “it was Nates blood on me.”
Nope. It was all Nates blood on me.
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) Might 14, 2020
The duo is within the combat. Nate Diaz requested ‘Infamous’ to close his b***ha** up. The third ranked Light-weight fighter replied, “Shut your eye lid and signal the contract.”
Diaz has been out of motion since shedding to Jorge Masvidal at UFC 244. He, too, is with no appropriate opponent and is due a return to the Octagon. He could be desirous to bust ‘Infamous’ open and show to the world as soon as in for all that he had completed so on each earlier events.
In the meantime, ‘Infamous’, who pursued endeavors exterior the Octagon mentioned he needs to make up for the misplaced time and combat thrice a 12 months. He beat Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 and must combat quickly if he’s to realize his purpose.
Dana White downplayed the combat as he thinks they’re “simply speaking s*it to one another.” Nevertheless, with DC’s feedback, the combat is again within the limelight and has momentum.
Will we see the trilogy combat happen at Struggle Island? It would definitely be the large massive title combat to kick off the UFC’s Struggle Island program.
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