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Conor McGregor Responds To Tyson Fury After 'Agreeing' To Become His MMA Trainer

Conor McGregor Responds To Tyson Fury After 'Agreeing' To Become His MMA Trainer

Tyson Fury has said he will be training with Conor McGregor ahead of a potential MMA debut and 'The Notorious' has responded on Twitter.

Fury has explained he is keen to get into the octagon and begin transitioning from boxing to mixed martial arts.

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The 31-year-old has stated he's spoken to McGregor about it and has teased a potential Fury-McGregor double main event.

Speaking to Sky Sports, he stated,

"We may see Tyson Fury make his MMA debut this year."

McGregor, who is training for a return to the UFC next year, has responded to Fury on Twitter.

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It seems that the Irishman is ready to train 'The Gypsy King' in his attempts to conquer all of combat sports.

Fury also discussed further with Sky Sports, explaining his reasoning for the potential career change.

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"I have been speaking to Conor about it. He's willing to train me. It's gonna be good.

"He's just said any time that you are ready come over to Dublin and let's go. I can't wait, I'm going to take him up on the offer. Who knows we might be on a double-header.

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Image Credit: PA

"I come from a long line of bare-knuckle boxing champions. Getting hurt, getting bloodied is nothing new to me, it's all a part of my heritage. I would love to get in there and smash someone up."

Fury is currently involved in the WWE and is set to make his wrestling debut in Saudi Arabia on October 31.

He's set to take on Braun Strowman at the Crown Jewel event.

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Image Credit: PA


McGregor announced he is set for a UFC return next year in a press conference earlier this week.

He announced he's set to fight in Las Vegas in January 2020 but didn't name an opponent.

Do you think we will see Tyson Fury have an MMA fight?

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Topics: Crown Jewel, Conor Mcgregor, Tyson Fury, braun strowman, Boxing, UFC, WWE, mcgregor

Daniel Marland

Daniel is a freelancer writer for SPORTbible and covers a variety of sports but specialises in football & wrestling. He has previously spoken to WWE wrestler Bayley as well as the legendary Triple H. He also has past experience of working at Manchester United, were he once held a door open for Nicky Butt as well as lock eyes with Jose Mourinho. He shockingly lived to tell the tale.

 

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