The UFC 286 headliners seemingly haven’t any concern going through Conor McGregor subsequent.
‘The Infamous’ is at the moment getting ready for his comeback combat towards Michael Chandler. Whereas no date has been set for the conflict, it’s anticipated to happen at welterweight. Moreover, the 2 not too long ago wrapped taking pictures for the most recent season of The Final Fighter.
Forward of the combat, each males have acknowledged that they hope to realize a title shot with a win. Nonetheless, whereas ‘Iron’ is hoping for a light-weight title shot, that isn’t the case with McGregor. The previous champion is aiming for a welterweight title shot. Yesterday on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, the Irishman acknowledged:
“Yeah, I’d like so, I’d like that. I could also be current for [UFC 286], we’re making strikes on the Black Forge in London, so I used to be scheduled to go on the market so after this, Gunni’s [Gunnar Nelson] additionally on the cardboard, so it might be good to see him dwell. It might be good to observe that welterweight title for positive.”
Now, Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman have responded to these feedback. The pair are set to headline UFC 286 Saturday evening in London, in a uncommon trilogy matchup. Heading into the third assembly, the 2 are set at one win apiece.
Forward of the welterweight title combat, ‘Rocky’ and ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ mentioned going through Conor McGregor on the UFC 286 press convention. Predictably, each males acknowledged that they might be down for the problem.
Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman focus on Conor McGregor
“Because the king, I welcome all challengers,” Leon Edwards stated. “Whoever comes, can get it.. Him and whoever comes subsequent. Now, I’m targeted on Kamaru Usman. I imagine that he’s the hardest problem proper now within the division, and I’m targeted on that. Whoever comes subsequent, that’s what it’s, you understand?” (h/t MMA Junkie)
In the meantime, Kamaru Usman answered, “I’ve all the time stated I welcome it, so if it occurs, it occurs.”
What do you make of those feedback? Are you enthusiastic about Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman 3? Do you wish to see Conor McGregor get a title shot? Hold forth within the remark part beneath PENN Nation!