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Ali Abdelaziz opens door for Conor McGregor title shot as Jorge Masvidal feuds with Nate Diaz

Conor McGregor and Ali Abdelaziz have fought wars using words in recent years
Conor McGregor and Ali Abdelaziz have had their issues over the years

Ali Abdelaziz also claimed Kamaru Usman would go easy on Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor vs Jorge Masvidal is in doubts again but Ali Abdelaziz has another fight in mind for the Irishman.

Masvidal was to fight Kamaru Usman for the UFC Welterweight title. However, the BMF Champion then had his eyes set on McGregor.

Conor McGregor could be boxing again
Conor McGregor stands in his corner during his super welterweight boxing match against Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Dana White also suggested that fight could take place but those plans seem to be changing again. Masvidal responded to Nate Diaz calling himself the “baddest mother******” and claimed he would “beg to differ.”

Diaz and Masvidal faced off for the BMF title and it seems Gamebred wants another crack at his rival.

That would put McGregor without a fight but Abdelaziz claimed another title opportunity would be available for the Irishman.

Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal could take place soon
Kamaru Usman in action against Colby Covington (Getty)

Usman needs a rival for the belt and Abdelaziz added that the champion would take it easy on McGregor early on:

“It looks like #1 contender wants to fight Nate Diaz now . Good for him

“@TheNotoriousMMA hey you want a title shot ? Come to daddy

“@USMAN84kg will give you one and he promise first 2 rounds without takedowns only slaps”

Abdelaziz has made it a habit of taking shots at McGregor, and this is the latest in a long line of hits on the Irishman.

Tough choices for UFC

Masvidal vs Diaz for the BMF belt was one of the most anticipated title clashes and Gamebred came out on top thanks to a doctor’s stoppage.

However, a rematch would certainly get a lot of people interested and this could be a huge moneymaker for the UFC.

Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov
Khabib Nurmagomedov holds down Conor McGregor in their UFC lightweight championship bout during UFC 229 (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

McGregor, for his part, hasn’t faced anyone since defeating Donald Cerrone at UFC 246. The Irishman is unlikely to fight in the Lightweight division as Justin Gaethje vs Khabib will take place for the undisputed title.

McGregor is still one of the biggest draws in the UFC and it will be interesting to see if this clash become a reality.

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