Tony Ferguson Wants Title Unification Fight Against Conor McGregor in 2018

Ruben Hill
December 11, 2017

So it looks like Diaz could be exchanging the Octagon for the ring, similar to what McGregor appears to have done after earning $100 million for fighting against Floyd Mayweather during this past summer, as he is also yet to announce his return fight to UFC.

But while few took that post seriously, the bout is apparently on the table.

UFC president Dana White has drawn the line, saying Pacquiao has no business dealing directly with McGregor, who is still signed with the world's top mixed martial arts promotional company.

And when asked by reporters if there had been any talks between the two camps, the Filipino replied: "Initially, but we have not yet had any follow-up conversations".

"If we can negotiate it, I have no problem".

It should be noted that he has teased interest in boxing as he acquired a license to box in the state of California and was also recently rumored to be in consideration for a fight with UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley for December 30 at UFC 219.

"No, that would be weird cause he's under contract with us", he said. "So, I'm assuming that's not true", added White.

Pacquiao has not fought since losing his WBO welterweight title to Australia's Jeff Horn in July.

Manny Pacquiao may find himself embroiled in a legal battle if he's indeed keen on holding talks with UFC star Conor McGregor for a fight.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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