During a recent interview with ESPN's Ariel Helwani, McGregor revealed that he had an offer to box Manny Pacquiao but the timing just wasn't right.
But ahead of his comeback against Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone in Las Vegas on Saturday, McGregor acknowledged he had enjoyed himself a little too much in the build-up to the Khabib bout, as well as taking part in a reckless sparring routine. I already knocked him out but that's a bit of buzz as well.More news: First Flu-Related Death in SLO County
"I know I'd beat Floyd if we rematched", he said before referencing their high-profile fight back in 2017. I'm sure he's in the gym working on that.
"I know I'd beat Floyd". Obviously that's not going to happen and I'm not going to push him on that either but I would like to box him. Why wouldn't I want to stand with one of the best?
"I wasn't doing what I should have been doing or living the life I should have been living; I've made mistakes and I've been man enough to admit them and correct them".More news: Yum China Mulls Second Listing in Hong Kong, News Reports Say
The Irishman also said he would love to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. again.
'I was phenomenal in that bout, the only reason I lost was because I prepared for a back-footed Philly Shell style of opponent. I let people down and that's it. Why not? Can I take the punch? "Who the fuck are you to tell me what I can do?" It's been a good couple of months, three or four months ago [since I had a drink].More news: Russian prime minister submits resignation to President Vladimir Putin