Conor McGregor, who will soon return to the MMA Octagon in UFC 257 against Dustin Porrier, will face Manny Pacquiao in 2021.
After announcing retirement for 3e Once in his career last year, “The Notorious” will return to Abu Dhabi on January 23.
But even before his return fight in the UFC League, Dana White was already trying to mount revenge with Khabib Nurmagomedov – who retired at the end of October – on his way to Irishman to sign a fight with a boxer. Not only this: Manny Pacquiao.
Anyway, this is what Conor McGregor’s coach explained to ESPN. “There’s an 85 to 90% chance (for a fight between the two) (…),” said Phil Sutcliffe. March, April or May. I wish he had been in boxing camp for at least two months. He is in good condition now. After taking a week off, he will train after the fight against Dustin Pourier.
Last September, The Notorious, the former head of the UFC Featherweight, confirmed that he was in talks with Filipino, 42, and has now entered politics in his country.
McGregor, 32, had already faced Android Mayweather in August 2017. The Irishman was easily subdued.
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