Conor Macgrigoriae: Mike Blake / Reuters
Irish fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Conor McGregor shared his future plans after his victory over American Donald Serrone. At a press conference after the fight he expressed his desire to fight UFC lightweight Habib Nurmagomedov in Moscow. Entry is available on the YouTube channel of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC).
“Habib has a special set of skills and your style. I will seriously prepare for the rematch. Why Dana white [UFC President] against our fight with Habib in Moscow? I love Russia and Russian. I’m more Russian than Khabib,” said McGregor.
In addition, the Irish have estimated the probability of a rematch with American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. “A rematch with Floyd will be when the time comes,” concluded McGregor.
Earlier on January 19, McGregor knocked out Serrone in the first round. To win he needed just 40 seconds. He won the 22nd fight in his career with four defeats, one of which is from Nurmagomedov in October 2018.
After the end 246 of the UFC, white stated that the next opponent for McGregor will be the winner of the fight between Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson, scheduled for April 19 in new York.
Video, photo All from Russia.