Conor McGregor Reveals Who He Wants to Face Next in the UFC


CONOR MCGREGOR says he is "shutting down O'Connell Street" tonight ahead of the premiere of the "Conor McGregor: Notorious" movie.

That's it. It was a short Q&A but the main takeaway is the UFC want McGregor back in by the end of the year but CM wants a promoters stake.

"We're planning on it".

"We'll see. We're now in contract negotiations".

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"I've got everyone clawing at me, trying to get at me, and that's from multiple sports, multiple organizations, multiple everything", McGregor said. So we're at the contract negotiation stage. "Everyone's trying to get me to do something for money, and that's all the way up, and all the way down".

'I want equity. I want ownership.

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"To me, now, that's already been done, so now I need three".

'I was a promoter and I was a fighter.

Released in a year when its subject matter took part in perhaps the greatest, and indeed most controversial, boxing event of the decade, Conor McGregor: Notorious is a feature-length documentary arriving briefly in cinemas before hitting the home formats before the big Christmas rush. Much more than that though, McGregor is a personality who is hard to ignore and is admired within and without the world of UFC for his unrivalled passion, dedication and commitment.

McGregor's absence in the UFC has been strongly felt in 2017 with several pay-per-view cards reportedly drawing at record low numbers.

That gives McGregor a lot of leverage when it comes to negotiating his return to the UFC. I want to be true partners in this, similar to the way I was in the Floyd [Mayweather] fight.

Till has just now burst onto the scene in the UFC after his recent first round dismantling of former UFC lightweight title challenger Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone.

It's a showdown McGregor is interested in as it "could legitimise" his lightweight belt, a title he is yet to defend after winning it in show-stopping fashion against Eddie Alvarez in 2016.