The head of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC), Dana white said that Irishman Conor McGregor will meet with American Frankie Edgar. It is reported by MMA Junkie.
“Conor loves to fight and he wants to fight again, but fight with Frankie Edgar would not,” said white. He recalled that American is in the Bantamweight category and could fight for the title until the end of your career, which, according to the head of the UFC, will come soon.
“Put him in his fight with Conor is meaningless,” shared white. According to him, McGregor should be back in the octagon in 2020.
17 Oct Irish soldier wrote to Edgar on Twitter: “See you in December”. He 38-year-old American replied: “Thank you, friend. I’ve already agreed. It all depends on you and Dana’s p. E. white’s”.
In September, McGregor has hinted at a return to the octagon, leaving a note on Twitter: “Dublin, December 14th.” Officially, the date of his next fight has not yet been announced.
The Irishman last time out in the octagon in October 2018 and lost to Russia’s Habib Nurmagomedov in a battle for the UFC belt in the lightweight division. The last victory in the octagon he won in 2016 — McGregor defeated former UFC champion Eddie Alvarez. The Irishman — a former champion of promotion in two weight categories. He won 21 and lost four.