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UFC News: Dana White says Conor McGregor is definitely interested in fighting Jorge Masvidal

Soumik Datta
Modified 21 Dec 2019, 01:15 IST

Jorge Masvidal vs Conor McGregor is a dream fight
Jorge Masvidal vs Conor McGregor is a dream fight

UFC President Dana White was recently in conversation with 101.6 FM in Washington, D.C. and during the interview, White said that former two-division UFC World Champion Conor McGregor has apparently shown interest towards a potential fight against reigning BMF Champion Jorge Masvidal.

Dana White on Conor Mcgregor wanting to face Jorge Masvidal

After an absence from Octagon competition for almost over a year, Conor McGregor is set to make his return to the UFC in early 2020, as 'The Notorious One' is set for a clash against Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone in the main event of UFC 246.

With McGregor now in the same division as of Masvidal, UFC President Dana White has said that the former is willing to face Gamebred in the welterweight division at some point down the line. (H/T: MMA Junkie)

“Conor has told me he definitely wants a fight with Masvidal. So we’ll see what happens.”

When is UFC 246?

UFC 246 is scheduled to take place on the 18th of January and the card will feature the return of Conor McGregor in the main event against Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone. Other notable names such as Darren Till and Francis Ngannou have already shown interest in fighting on the same card, whereas, Holly Holm will also make her return to the Octagon at the same pay-per-view.

Published 06 Dec 2019, 05:45 IST
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