Stars Report: McGregor, Silva, Bisping, and More!
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With many fighters and media voicing their concern that Conor McGregor wouldn’t return if a super fight between him and Mayweather Jr happened, there is one person that isn’t worried. That one person is Dana White. In an interview with TMZ White states, “I saw a quote the other day from a guy from Showtime who said that said I’m stalling the thing because I’m worried McGregor will retire after this fight, which is completely false and not even close to being true,” White adds, “To get a deal like this done, this doesn’t happen in a couple months. It’s gonna be a tough deal to get done, if it gets done.”
Forget Jr. but Floyd Mayweather Sr. has even come out and said he could beat Conor McGregor in a boxing match. In an interview with Fight Hype, Mayweather Sr. said, “He ain’t nothing but talk! I told them people on TV already, forget about Floyd. Let’s throw Floyd to the side. Here I am, I’m a 64- year-old man and I’ll beat your ass. I’ll beat the s**t out of McGregor! Anytime he wants it, let’s go.”
Michael Bisping will be playing one of the main characters in the upcoming movie, My Name is Lenny. The movie is directed by Ron Scalpello and is set to be released June 9th.
Tyron Woodley is ready to fight again and as soon as this July. As for an opponent he didn’t hold back on calling out some big names. Woodley said via MMAJunkie, “Conor McGregor wanted to fight me, he has an opportunity to do so. So does Bisping, So does Georges St-Pierre. So does Nick Diaz. So does Nate Diaz. All these guys have a chance to step up to the plate. But ain’t nobody pick up the bat.”