Conor McGregor poses during a ceremonial weigh-in for the UFC 246 mixed martial arts bout, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Las Vegas. McGregor is scheduled to fight Donald

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If Conor McGregor’s tweets are to be believed, UFC followers will get to see a dream match between The Infamous and Anderson Silva.

After Silva challenged McGregor to a match in a submit on Instagram, McGregor accepted:

Silva wrote in his problem that it will be a catchweight bout at 176.37 kilos:

“I have immense admiration for the good athlete that Conor is, and I imagine {that a} superfight would go down within the historical past of the game. Neither of us must show something to anybody. I imagine that followers of the UFC and of this sport want to watch this nice martial arts spectacle. It will be unbelievable to check my martial arts abilities towards him!!”

McGregor has lately been preventing on the welterweight restrict of 170 kilos. Silva primarily fights on the 185-pound middleweight restrict, although he has expertise as a light-weight (205 kilos) in his profession.

In fact, though McGregor agreed to the battle on Twitter, nothing is official.

McGregor is thought for saying issues on social media that do not stick in actual life. In spite of everything, he posted a retirement announcement in March 2019 however fought 9 months later at UFC 246.

One purpose McGregor may be prepared to problem Silva is {that a} potential rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov possible has to attend till the tip of this 12 months or early 2021.

UFC President Dana White has mentioned the plan for Nurmagomedov is a September bout with Justin Gaethje for the unified light-weight championship.

The Irish celebrity lately posted his rankings of the best blended martial artists of all time, with Silva at No. 1 and himself at No. 2 “if not tied (for) 1.”

Silva, 45, is clearly within the twilight of his profession, with one win in his final eight fights courting again to 2013. McGregor ended his 15-month sabbatical in January when he defeated Donald Cerrone by TKO 40 seconds into the primary spherical.