It is peak-McGregor season once extra as the largest UFC occasion of the year shortly approaches. UFC 229 is under per week away. Yet plainly the 30-year-old light-weight has his sights on much more significant match-ups as he called for a fight towards former middleweight champion Anderson Silva.
McGregor appeared on Ariel Helwani’s MMA present for a chronic and diversified interview. The Irish UFC star mentioned a number of potential future opponents and confirmed he would at all times be open to a trilogy with Nate Diaz.
Nate Diaz will at all times have a rematch of-of me it doesn’t matter what occurs. He gave me a rematch, I’ll give him a rematch. We will full that trilogy little question about it.
Somewhat bizarrely, McGregor additionally steered Anderson Silva as a possible bout.
“Anderson Silva can be an important one, what’s he at!
“I don’t know why, Anderson Silva is a legend of the game, surely he wants a bit of cash.”
Silva is expected to make his return to the Octagon return in January, per feedback he made on his Instagram.
Replying to a touch upon his Instagram web page moments in the past, Anderson Silva says he is fighting in January. pic.twitter.com/HlDzlMw3x2
— Guilherme Cruz (@guicruzzz) September 27, 2018
As for Nate Diaz, he’ll return to action for the first time for the reason that 2016 McGregor fight to tackle Dustin Poirier at UFC 230 on November 3.
In phrases of future places, McGregor was strongly in favour of a fight in Ireland however admitted the Aviva Stadium or 3Arena have been extra probably than Croke Park: “Not Croke Park anyway because of what happened with Garth Brooks. But it would be good to have a knock in Ireland.”