Dana White reveals who Conor McGregor wants to fight after Floyd Mayweather 5 years ago

Dana White reveals who Conor McGregor wants to fight after Floyd Mayweather

You don't need us to tell you but we'll do it anyway, Conor McGregor is fighting Floyd Mayweather on 26 August.

It will be the biggest fight of all time, or close to it anyway and opinions aside will be one hell of a spectacle knowing that both McGregor and Mayweather will be facing off.


After that, though, normality must resume and McGregor will have to return to the UFC to defend his lightweight title.

The number one contender seemed likely to be Tony Ferguson after Khabib Nurmagomedov dropped out of an interim title fight with the American back in March.

That doesn't look likely anymore, according to MMAJunkie, the fight will be booked again but McGregor is looking to fight Nurmagomedov in Russia, the homeland of the 28-year-old.

UFC President Dana White was speaking to the website and revealed McGregor's plans.


You know what Conor told me? He said, ‘I want Khabib in Russia,'

“Isn’t he (expletive) awesome? He’s like, ‘I want Khabib, in Russia.’ He’s awesome. Conor McGregor is a (expletive) unicorn. There’s nothing like him. He’s working on boxing Floyd Mayweather and then he’s talking about fighting Khabib in Russia right after.”

The two fighters have some history between them with a video released showing them clashing backstage before UFC 205.


The Russian also posted to Twitter showing that he direct messaged the Irishman back in November looking for a title fight.