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Dana White rules out Conor McGregor fighting in December in UFC Dublin event

Conor McGregor won't be fighting in Dublin in December
McGregor received’t be fighting in Dublin in December (Picture: Getty)

has shot lifeless the potential for Conor McGregor fighting for the UFC in Dublin in December.

McGregor sparked rumours of a battle evening in his hometown after tweeting ‘Dublin, December 14th’ from his Twitter account this week.

However, boss White has dismissed the thought McGregor may headline a battle evening in Dublin.

He mentioned: ‘I’m certain you noticed his tweet. Conor desires to battle December 14th in Dublin, however we now have a battle in Vegas.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 20: Conor McGregor (R) and UFC president Dana White (L) speak at the UFC 229 press conference at Radio City Music Hall on September 20, 2018 in New York City. McGregor will face UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in the main event on October 6, 2018 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ed Mulholland/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
White says McGregor will battle in Vegas in December or early subsequent yr (Picture: Getty)

‘So, if he doesn’t battle on that card, he’ll battle early subsequent yr.’

McGregor is planning a return to the octagon, however has not fought since shedding a light-weight championship battle to Khabib Nurmagomedov final October.

The Irishman served a brief suspension for his involvement in an in-cage brawl after that defeat and claims a comeback in the course of the summer season was cancelled after he suffered a damaged hand.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 19: Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz face off during a press conference ahead of UFC 244 at The Rooftop at Pier 17 on September 19, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Owens/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC)
McGregor’s outdated rival Diaz fights Masvidal in November (Picture: Getty)

Jorge Masvidal insists he received’t be the one to welcome McGregor again, however White mentioned this week he would have an interest in reserving his greatest star towards Gamebred or his outdated rival, Diaz.

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Diaz takes on Masvidal at UFC 244 in November and has at all times been open to a 3rd conflict with McGregor after their profitable first two encounters in 2016.

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