/UFC Fighter Challenges Conor McGregor To A Fight In An Alleyway

UFC Fighter Challenges Conor McGregor To A Fight In An Alleyway

Conor McGregor’s often called out but this might be the first time in his UFC career that he’s been challenged to a fight in an alleyway.

The Irishman is expected to return to the famed Octagon in 2019, following his defeat to UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in October.

A bunch of UFC fighters want a piece of McGregor including lightweight contender Al Iaquinta.

Just like McGregor, the American has also fought Nurmagomedov. But, unlike McGregor, he went the distance losing a decision.

Iaquinta has since returned to the win column by beating Kevin Lee in a wild scrap, and he’s now gunning for a bout opposite McGregor.

“Conor, he was talking about an immediate rematch, but I think he’s gotta fight somebody, and who else would he fight besides me?” He said.

The No.4 lightweight fighter added: “We have a common opponent in Khabib. I went the distance on a day’s notice. And he had all the time in the world to prepare, and he tapped out when things got a little tough, especially after talking all that s***, I don’t know….I think he’s lost it in a lot of ways. I think he’s trying to get it back now. Maybe that woke him up a little bit.

“I don’t see him ever getting that title shot again unless it’s just a money thing. It’s a shame that he might get fights just because of the purse that he brings.

“Because he’s totally non-deserving of anything near a title shot. I don’t think he ever was.

You talk all that s***…you talk s*** about me, that (Khabib) couldn’t finish me. And then, you go out there and get finished that quick? I don’t know…he’s such a little shyster.It’s the same s***. He’ll do anything for the dollar. It’s such a shame.

“That money fight s***, it’s all bulls***. F***ing meet me in the alleyway, I’ll show you a money fight.”

No messing.

Will Dana White grant Iaquinta’s wish and pair him up with the ex-UFC champion? Watch this space.

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He’s a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He’s also an avid Bristol City fan.

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