Conor McGregor was back in the news recently, as the first man ever to simultaneously hold two UFC weight-class titles detailed his side of the infamous UFC 229 post-fight brawl to famed motivational guru Tony Robbins. But while “Mystic Mac” and his side of the skirmish which reverberated around the sports world commanded the bulk of the attention, there was one important detail that seems to have escaped attention: the former lightweight and featherweight champion implied that the only way he’s going to return to the cage is if he gets another chance at the undefeated Dagestani champ. Related Conor McGregor gives Tony Robbins detailed account of UFC 229 melee Paulie Malignaggi on infamous Conor McGregor sparring sessions: 'He's got no balls at all' DA: Conor McGregor's cell phone case sunk by changed testimony, credibility issues Others in the lightweight division might scoff at this notion, including interim champion Dustin Poirier, who seems next in line for a title shot, or former interim titleholder Tony Ferguson, especially where Nuramgomedov dominated McGregor before finishing him in the fourth round of the UFC 229 fight, right before the melee broke out. Regardless, USA Today Sports’ Sarah Kezele has the latest on McGregor’s push for another title shot, as she explains in the video you can see above. For more on the upcoming MMA schedule, check out the Rumors section of the site.
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