It may not be next, but Conor McGregor promises Nate Diaz a trilogy fight

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Conor McGregor is just six days away from one of the biggest fights of his career. He will fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 on October 6, 2018, for the UFC Lightweight championship.

Conor McGregor is open to a trilogy fight with Nate Diaz (PC: UFC.COM)

As part of hyping the fight, McGregor spoke to Ariel Helwani last day. During the interview, he talked about a string of topics including his potential trilogy fight with Nate Diaz.

“Nate Diaz will always have a rematch off of me. No matter what happens I will always give that man gave his rematch. He gave me a rematch, I will give him a rematch. When it will happen? I don’t know. We will complete that trilogy, no doubt about it,” McGregor noted. (via FanSided).

Diaz and McGregor have faced off twice inside the octagon so far. The first fight saw Diaz stop McGregor while in the second fight; the Irishman secured a decision victory. In the interview, McGregor also mentioned that he would love to fight Anderson Silva one day. Nevertheless, he will have a huge task on his hand this Sunday when he fights Nurmagomedov.

Who do you think will walk out of UFC 229 as the UFC Lightweight champion? Let us know in the comments section below.


Renjith Ravindran

An engineer by luck and a sports writer by passion, Renjith has been covering various sports for almost half a decade. He has received praise from the likes of WWE superstars Paul Heyman and Natalya for his work and has also interviewed some notable names from the business. He is constantly looking out for creative challenges that excite him and finds beauty in the art of Combat Sports.

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