I wouldn't (advise him to fight in MMA). As a gamer, I'm proud to claim Conor McGregor as one of our own.
Last year, Floyd Mayweather came out of retirement to fight one last time in the ring against MMA star Conor McGregor in his first professional bout and defeated him as everyone expected to push his impressive record to 50-0 before he finally hung up his gloves forever. I understand completely him staying retired.
"The way I see it, I have to believe that this is where it's going", Mayweather Sr. told the Mayweather Boxing Channel. Have a great retirement Junior. The veteran fan-favourite didn't get off to the best of starts but pulled off an impressive first round TKO in order to bring his winning count to 20 inside the UFC, which ties him with Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre.
According to MMA Fighting, Diaz is not now booked for any future UFC events but he is hoping to return back to the octagon this spring or summer.
They may have spent a fair amount of time punching each other in the face, choking each other and hurling cans of Monster at each other, but Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz share a huge mutual respect after their two wars in 2016.
Conor McGregor's latest poke at Max Holloway was met with an excellent response from the Hawaiian.
"Aldo is a hell of a fighter, I wonder what the future holds for my Brazilian brother". McGregor has been in attendance for some off Lobov's previous fights and his presence would definitely add extra spice at the conclusion of the main event when the victor of that bout could potentially square off with the Irishman. Some can find the motivation to defend no matter what however where as some cannot. "The way it looks, I think so". It's when you find the motivation to keep earning what you already have, to defend. Lewis bagged himself a Performance of the Night bonus for his win over Tybura.