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Ian Machado Garry forecasts UFC Dublin occasion alongside Conor McGregor

Unbeaten UFC welterweight contender Ian Machado Garry has made no secret of his desire to feature on a fight card with his compatriot Conor McGregor. Garry believed he had gotten his wish at this month’s UFC 303 in Las Vegas, where he is due to fight former Bellator standout Michael ‘Venom’ Page in a card

Ian Machado Garry forecasts UFC Dublin occasion alongside Conor McGregor

Unbeaten UFC welterweight contender Ian Machado Garry has made no secret of his need to function on a combat card together with his compatriot Conor McGregor.

Garry believed he had gotten his want at this month’s UFC 303 in Las Vegas, the place he is because of combat former Bellator standout Michael ‘Venom’ Web page in a card that was to be headlined by Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler, earlier than McGregor was faraway from the cardboard after sustaining an harm in preparation.

However with these plans having been delayed, Garry says that it has offered a good greater alternative: a UFC occasion in Dublin headlined by McGregor and co-main evented by Garry.

“The one purpose I’m combating anybody on June twenty ninth is as a result of I needed to combat on the identical card as Conor,” Garry stated in an interview with Mike Bohn of MMA Junkie. “I needed to symbolize Eire, facet by facet with Conor, and do our nation proud, the 2 largest stars within the sport, in Eire, representing our nation on the most important stage potential, breaking data within the UFC, which Conor already did and that’s what I needed to do.”

However Garry’s plans for UFC 303 had been dashed when he discovered that McGregor was not out there for the cardboard.

“Dude, discovering out Conor was out, I used to be on vacation enjoying golf I had no telephone, no connection to social media, something, my workforce instructed me after we completed the vacation ‘Oh yeah by the way in which, Conor’s out’, and I’m like, that sucks, I nonetheless have a job to go and do,” he stated.

“Now I’m the one carrying the flag for Eire, we had been going to do it however I’m nonetheless going to do it, I’m going to go on the market and show that the combating Irish are nonetheless in drive and after we go to warfare, we go to warfare,” the 14-0 Garry added.

And provided that — remarkably — it’s approaching 9 years for the reason that UFC held a card in Eire, Garry stated this presents a possibility for all events.

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“God has different plans, and God works in mysterious methods and I’m excited to see Conor again, and perhaps, this implies we get our Eire occasion, perhaps this implies we get to deliver it again to Eire and we will principal and co-main collectively.”

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