Conor vs Frankie
Conor McGregor vs Frankie Edgar at UFC 222? Today MMA news exploded when quotes from Mystic Mac started circulating across the internet. TMZ broke the news first releasing these statements from the champ champ.
“I am fighting again. Period, I am the best at this. I put my name forward to step in at UFC 222 to face Frankie Edgar when Max Holloway pulled out but I was told there wasn’t enough time to generate the money that the UFC would need. I was excited about bouncing in last minute and taking out the final featherweight, without all the rest of the stuff that comes with this game. Please respect the insane amount of work outside the fight game that I have put in. On top of the fighting. I am here. It is on them to come and get me. Because I am here. Yours sincerely, The Champ Champ.”
After tracking this rumored quote down it turns out it came from The king of Dublin’s own social media page. Approximately 3 hours ago Conor dropped the following tweet, click here or see it embedded below.
I am fighting again. Period.
I am the best at this.
I put my name forward to step in at UFC… https://t.co/fbxOL8l4JL
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) February 22, 2018
McGregor title stripped
TMZ speculates Conor’s recent comments are in response to Dana White’s recent statements to the press about stripping the champion.
“I said in the last press conference that fight (Khabib vs Tony) will be for the title.. that fight will be for the title… Conor understands, listen he made a lot of money but the division has to go on the business has to go on.. with that kind of money Conor may never comeback”
Edgar’s coach roasts Conor
Ali Abdelaziz is a well known key player in the MMA industry and is Frankie Edgar’s manager. Today when news broke of Conor’s challenge to Frankie, Ali had some strong words for the McGregor camp. Check out the excerpt from the interview and the full video below.
“Let me tell you about McGregor he is like a prostitute that use to make high dollar money but then got old no body want it any more.. you understand this fu!%ing guy for three years he did everything he not to fight Frakie Edgar”
Frankie “The Answer”
Within three hours of all the buzz surrounding the McGregor vs Edgar rumors Frankie took to twitter. Letting his fans know where his true focus is right now.
“This is the truth. My focus is on Ortega and they all can get it after. anytime, anywhere, any weight class.”
This is the truth. My focus is on Ortega and they all can get it after. Anytime, anywhere, any weight class 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 https://t.co/zUDeEa79Bk
— Frankie Edgar (@FrankieEdgar) February 22, 2018