The Irishman misplaced to Nurmagomedov in his final look within the octagon and has repeatedly vowed to avenge that defeat.
McGregor is the favorite towards Cerrone and UFC president White defined he was ready to make the rematch between his greatest star and Nurmagomedov.
‘He gets what he’s been ready for,’ White answered when requested what comes subsequent for McGregor.
‘He gets what he’s been asking for. He has been chomping on the bit for the Khabib rematch. I feel it’s no large secret.
‘If he wins this weekend, he will get that shot at the title and it will be the biggest pay-per-view ever in UFC history.’
McGregor has spoken at size about his plans for the following yr, even floating the thought of one other boxing match.
The 31-year-old has one professional struggle on his boxing file, a defeat to Floyd Mayweather, and is now pushing the potential of a conflict with Manny Pacquiao.
The Russian is undefeated in 28 fights and is booked to defend his title towards Tony Ferguson in April in New York.
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