Conor McGregor tweeted that his next fight would be against Diego Sanchez
Irish MMA legend Conor McGregor tweeted that his next fight would be against Diego Sanchez.
McGregor hasn’t fought since his return bout in the UFC. He faced ‘Cowboy’ Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 and won the fight in just 40 seconds.
There has been a lot of talk about who McGregor could fight next in the UFC.
Khabib defeated McGregor in his final fight before the Cerrone one, and that would be a blockbuster rematch.
However, Sanchez was in action at UFC Rio Rancho and won the fight via a DQ. His opponent, Michael Pereira landed an illegal knee and the match was called off.
Pereira dominated the match and Sanchez shouldn’t have won the clash, but the call was correct and he was handed a DQ win.
McGregor wasted no time in suggesting he wanted to fight Sanchez and tweeted the same:
Conor McGregor Vs Diego Sanchez
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) February 16, 2020
Twitter calls out McGregor’s choice
It could have been a joke from McGregor regarding him fighting Sanchez next. The Irishman had claimed he was ready for another clash after beating Cerrone and it will be interesting to see who he takes on next.
Twitter, however, didn’t see the funny side of things and some fans called McGregor out for challenging a 38-year-old:
How did it feel bruh ? 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/aZ7oZMccXv
— Foni Returns 🔭 (@stargazer109) February 16, 2020
Fight a kid or an old man.
— TeamKhabib FC (@TeamkhabibFc) February 16, 2020
Why you avoiding Nate, Jorge and Khabib??? Hahahahaha I feel you tho. Can’t take another L.
— Josh (@JRod__22) February 16, 2020
damn, you need ANOTHER tune up fight?
— BasicallyClean r/MMA (@BasicallyClean) February 16, 2020
Conor's obsession with old men is really something else.
— Lord Voldemort (@Am_NickHill) February 16, 2020
Guy never wants a tough fight again pic.twitter.com/iXBW8J41Vp
— Zac Tarockoff (@ztarockoff) February 16, 2020
— P_R (@pr_uxc) February 16, 2020
Conor taking on all the semiretired fighters with double digit losses.
— Fly Icarus (@Flyicarus1) February 16, 2020
McGregor is still one of the biggest names in the UFC scene and it will be interesting to see how the Ferguson vs Khabib fight goes.
Khabib should be the slight favourite for this, but Ferguson cannot be taken lightly.
McGregor would want to avenge his defeat against Khabib but a fight against Ferguson would be great too.
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