Conor McGregor Calls For Naked-Knuckle Struggle Towards KSI
As soon as the Joshua vs. Helenius combat was over, Conor McGregor was interviewed contained in the ring. On the finish of the interview, the “Infamous” one mentioned he’d be prepared to combat KSI beneath bare-knuckle guidelines (h/t MMAKnockout.com).
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“I do know your man KSI is within the crowd, yeah? And he couldn’t field eggs if he labored in an egg boxing manufacturing facility,” McGregor exclaimed. “So if he desires to get in right here, I’ll give him a ultimate — bareknuckle,” McGregor found his phrases.”— if he desires.”
Whereas McGregor calling to combat KSI didn’t come as a lot of a shock to MMA followers, his bare-knuckle stipulation raised some eyebrows. “Mystic Mac” seems to be a giant fan of the bare-knuckle fight sport. He made an look through the BKFC 41 occasion, which was headlined by Mike Perry vs. Luke Rockhold, again in April. After Perry defeated Rockhold, Conor McGregor bought within the ring with a BKFC title and had a cordial staredown with Perry.
Throughout his time on the BKFC 41 present, McGregor mentioned he won’t ever retire. He even expressed an curiosity in having bare-knuckle fights sooner or later. After all, he additionally used his time through the occasion to advertise his Correct No. 12 Irish whiskey.
UFC President Dana White has insisted that McGregor’s subsequent combat will certainly be in opposition to Michael Chandler. Whereas the date has remained a thriller, McGregor claims he’ll be again this December. It’ll be attention-grabbing to see how that performs out since McGregor missed the deadline to return to the testing pool for a combat in 2023.
In the meantime for KSI, he’s bought a giant boxing match to organize for. He’ll be sharing the ring with Tommy Fury on October 14.