There’s no telling when Conor McGregor will return to the cage, but UFC president Dana White is confident that he will.
Not that White knows whom McGregor will face, but he apparently has ruled out two options for the former UFC two-division champ.
On Wednesday, white told TMZ that McGregor (21-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) will not be facing either the winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier or Jorge Masvidal, who has called for an “easy” payday by fighting McGregor.
And so, if that’s truly the case, and those options are off the table, then who should McGregor fight when he returns? That was the question we asked for our latest Daily Debate.
The results (via Twitter), which were super close:
It should be noted that our question went out before news broke of Donald Cerrone being booked to fight Justin Gaethje in September.
To hear the MMA Junkie Radio crew weigh in, watch the video above.
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