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.
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.
Up the Fury's! Let's go :punch: https://t.co/KiauM5RPt3- Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 27, 2019
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.
"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.
"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.
"BUM! DOSSER!"- BT Sport (@btsport) October 27, 2019
Tyson Fury taking bumps and throwing insults about in a WWE ring.
What a time to be alive :raised_hands:
The WWE arrives on BT Sport in January :large_blue_circle::red_circle: pic.twitter.com/XVksEVJSnW
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.
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