Fury goes to battle with WBC champion Wilder on 22 February in Las Vegas and plenty of boxing followers are cut up on who will win the rematch after an exhilarating first encounter in 2018.
‘He’s received a very good robust combat, Deontay is a strong guy,’ McGregor informed BT Sport about Fury.
‘But I think if he keeps his mind strong and keeps his playfulness in there and his sharpness and his elusiveness, I think he can do the job.’
Fury has expressed an curiosity in MMA after dabbling on the earth of WWE and professional wrestling final 12 months.
The Gypsy King even mentioned McGregor provided to teach him and the Notorious was amused to listen to Fury’s feedback after revealing he’d by no means really spoken to the heavyweight earlier than.
‘I know Tyson’s been speaking about it quite a bit. Me and him spoke and I mentioned that I might prepare him,’ he mentioned.
‘I’d by no means spoken to Tyson in my life, however it’s not a nasty little story so I let it roll. Tyson’s a very good man, I like Tyson.
‘He’s an ideal boxer, an outstanding boxer, in all probability the perfect pure boxer within the heavyweight division presently. So who is aware of.
‘I don’t suppose he’s simply saying he would do it, then not do it like a whole lot of them do, I say Tyson in all probability would do it in time.
‘Maybe we could set something up, I’m not going to be holding mitts for him or something, but when he needed to be educated by me and even educated by me, I’d must see him in sure positions or conditions.
‘I need to see him spar a heavyweight. I need to see him deal with the leg kicks. I’d must see him within the backside place after which I’d assess that and off he’d go.
‘That would be something I could do for Tyson. I found it funny he said we’d hugged and all this, I’ve by no means spoken to Tyson in my life.
‘He’s a mad man, Tyson. It’ll be cool that he’s going to be there [at UFC 246].’
UFC 246 Odds
Conor McGregor 3/10
Donald Cerrone 5/2
Conor McGregor by KO half of