Dana White's Two Dream Fights: McGregor Vs. Mayweather (MMA) And Khabib Vs. McGregor II

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather under MMA rules, anyone? Well, it's one of Dana White's two dream fights.

Yes, you read that right - the UFC president is dreaming of booking McGregor vs. Mayweather inside the famed Octagon.

He's also hoping to book McGregor against UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in a rematch.

Mayweather and Nurmagomedov both boast victories over McGregor. The American boxer stopped the MMA superstar in 2017, while 'The Eagle' submitted the Irishman at UFC 229.

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White will have to lure McGregor out of retirement after he shocked the MMA bubble by calling it a day on social media. But 'The Baldfather' isn't buying it.

"No," White answered when asked if he really thinks McGregor is done.

"I think that there's some things that Conor wants and I think that Conor wants to get together face to face, he and I, and we probably will in the next couple of weeks and we'll get this thing figured out.

"Listen, who gets respected more than Conor McGregor does? Come on," he added. "The guy's never been disrespected, definitely not by me. And he's got a lot of money too.

"But he's stuck on this thing where he wants a piece of the ownership and that's just - if you look at basketball, Michael Jordan didn't own a piece of the league, and the list goes on and on.

"Is Conor very valuable to the sport and to the brand, the UFC? Of course he is. That's a tough one, but I think there's other ways that we can make him happy."

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McGregor hasn't fought since his defeat to the Dagestan destroyer in October.

Will the 30-year-old return to the cage? 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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