"Tinatanggap ko (I accept)", was McGregor's post, indirectly addressing Pacquiao. Conor's tweet immediately caused a stir amongst fans, many of which assumed that the Irish star was responding to the aforementioned challenge of Chimaev. He confirmed that his "I accept" tweet was not about Khamzat Chimaev, despite what was said earlier today.
When pressed on whether he would actually be interested in making a fight between McGregor and Chimaev, White quickly brushed off the notion.
In the meantime, Dana says the UFC is working on putting together a different fight for Khamzat on August 29th, which would be his 3rd fight in a little over a month! He declined to comment further.More news: Microsoft & Bytedance reportedly pause TikTok talks after mixed signals from White House
This apparently meant McGregor want to take on Pacquiao in a boxing match at 170 pounds.
After his memorable loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr.in the boxing ring back in 2017, McGregor returned to the UFC and took part in two fights against Khabib Nurmagomedov and Donald Cerrone. I am going to finish everybody.
He then addressed McGregor again, telling him, "Call your uncle @danawhite I will be ready".
"Even though I know he is not that popular right now in Ireland, I think that whether we like him or not, in 10 or 20 years" time he will have his name among the most influential sports people of his generation, ' writes Thiallier.More news: Battletoads will arrive on Xbox One and PC on August 20th
Pacquiao and McGregor are no strangers to posting mysterious tweets.
Did he just accept an offer to fight Manny Pacquiao?
It remains highly unlikely that McGregor would face Chimaev next, with the Irishman now retired.More news: New Oppo Watch - with SD3100 chipset