Recently, the potential match between Donald Cerrone and Conor McGregor took a step back from possibility after ‘The Notorious’ reportedly refused to fight ‘Cowboy’ unless it’s the main event. Veteran fighter Chuck Liddell now appears to defend Conor’s stand.
Colour commentator Joe Rogan initially reported that the
When it was UFC President Dana White’s turn to comment, the executive said they have already looked for other lightweight fighters to pair up against the Cowboy.
No Matter What
Despite this, former UFC champion Liddell implied in a recent interview with TMZ that it would be foolish for the esteemed promotion to set a McGregor vs. Cowboy fight at the co-main event spot.
“It’s a main event fight, no matter what,” Liddell said.
“Come on. Conor McGregor and Cowboy? Those are two of my favourite fighters. I love watching those guys fight. Whether you like them or not personality-wise, both of those guys are studs. They fight tough.”
“I don’t have to tell Conor anything. He’ll do it. Conor will fight anybody, any place, any time. I know how it is. He’s a businessman. He’s a businessman too. He’s trying to make some money. I’m not going to get in the way of his making money, but make it happen boy, I want to see you and Cowboy go at it.”
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