Did Conor McGregor open up Pandora’s Box by hoping to protect his early tries to line-up his 2020 time by outing a non-public concept trade with UFC president Dana White?
It appears McGregor has upset a selection of men and women, together with White, when he posted a non-public message trade with the UFC head honcho. McGregor’s tweet included areas of the exchange that involved him saying he would not be a fill-in fighter for the prepared Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson bout, which experienced been slated for UFC 249 previously this calendar year.
McGregor’s post went on to show he experienced asked for a headlining bout with Diego Sanchez. It was a combat that White was critical of, stating that he could lose his promoter’s license if he created these a struggle.
Dana White calls Conor McGregor’s post ‘one of the dirtiest items you can do’
The actions of his largest – albeit retired – superstar set White off at the UFC 253 put up-battle press convention on Saturday. White responded to a dilemma about McGregor’s tweet, expressing, “This is some person-code things. It’s just a little something you really don’t do. It’s a single of the dirtiest items you can do.”
McGregor doubled down on his determination to finally struggling with Diego Sanchez at some issue, even following Sanchez shed to Jake Matthews at UFC 253 on Saturday.
He also seemed like he could possibly be getting an additional shot at the UFC, by together with a mention addressing “some promoters,” even though that was not specifically stated.
Justin Gaethje defends Dana White, shoots down Conor McGregor’s statements
Late Sunday, interim UFC light-weight champion Justin Gaethje and his supervisor Ali Abdelaziz stood powering White, generating pointed opinions at McGregor, asserting that he turned down potential fights.
Gaethje is currently slated to unify his interim light-weight title with champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254 on Oct. 24 on Struggle Island.
Gaethje had desired to possibly struggle McGregor or hold out for a shot at the winner of Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson at UFC 249. McGregor as a substitute fought Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in January. Gaethje waited.
Nurmagomedov fell out of the battle at UFC 249. McGregor did not want to be a back-up strategy for that bout, so White enlisted Gaethje to fight Ferguson for the interim title. Gaethje won at UFC 249 in Could and now faces Nurmagomedov for the belt.
Meanwhile, McGregor declared his retirement in June, but then tweeted in the earlier few days that his next bout would be a boxing match opposite Manny Pacquiao.
In defending White, Gaethje and Abdelaziz wrote off McGregor as any type of prospective contender.
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