Waterford's Peter Queally is in Las Vegas and has thrown his hat in the ring to fight Tim Means 4 years ago

Waterford's Peter Queally is in Las Vegas and has thrown his hat in the ring to fight Tim Means

Peter Queally is an opportunist, pure and simple.

The Waterford welterweight (not the 2002 Munster Championship winning hurler) learned that Tim Means was in need of a new opponent for UFC 202 after Sean Strickland was ruled out of the bout with a knee injury.

And Queally, a Straight Blast Gym teammate of Conor McGregor, didn't hesitate in offering up his services to Dana White.

The Dungarvan man was expected to be the latest SBG product to be signed up by the UFC after claiming three straight victories on the European circuit but the call has yet to arrive.

The 8-2 fighter last fought in the 3Arena, when he defeated England's Nathan Jones by unanimous decision at BAMMA 24, and is eager to get his chance on the world stage.

Peter Queally 16/8/2014

A promotional bow against Means would be a significant step-up in terms of competition but 'The Showstopper' is confident and wants to get his foot in the door.

Queally is in Las Vegas as part of McGregor's training camp for his rematch with Nate Diaz which acts as the headliner of the August 20 event and, with Artem Lobov also on the card, why not make it a hat-trick of SBG fighters for UFC 202?

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