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Irish fighter of the mixed style (MMA) fighter Conor McGregor evaluated the performance of the Brazilian Anderson Silva in the tournament ultimate fighting championship (UFC) in Melbourne and challenged him. The corresponding record appeared in Twitter-account of the athlete.
“Anderson is a skilled martial artist. So fight can only be a person with extensive experience in the octagon. A phenomenal performance. A skilled veteran. A lot of respect. It would be my honor,” wrote McGregor.
Earlier, on 10 February Silva lost to the Nigerian Yisrael to Adesanya by unanimous decision. Performance at UFC 234 became the first Brazilian athlete for two years.
The Irish fighter is serving a six-month suspension for involvement in a fight after his fight with the Russian Habib Nurmagomedov. One of the potential rivals McGregor after his return to the octagon is American Donald serron.
The Irishman expressed interest in the confrontation with the Brazilian back in October 2018. Silva, the former champion of UFC on the average weight. On account of his 10 successful defenses of the title. McGregor is also a former UFC champion. He became a belt holder in two weight categories. The Irish have won 21 in MMA and lost four. From Silva 34 wins and nine defeats.
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