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Conor McGregor: "I owe Nate a fight"

Conor McGregor, the former two-division UFC champion, has expressed his desire to complete his trilogy with Nate Diaz. McGregor is recovering from a leg injury he suffered in his third fight with Dustin Poirier in July 2021, which he lost by doctor stoppage.

After the defeat, McGregor took a break from the USADA testing pool and was rumored to face Michael Chandler next, but he denied any interest in fighting the ex-Bellator champ. Instead, he said he was focused on settling his score with Diaz, who beat him in their first encounter and lost in their rematch.

However, Diaz is no longer in the UFC and recently lost to Jake Paul in a boxing match. McGregor commented on Diaz’s performance and said he wished him to return to MMA.

He also said he felt obligated to give Diaz a third fight, as Diaz did for him. “It was not great, not great,” McGregor said in an interview with All Out Fighting. “I’d like to see him back in MMA. You know I owe him a fight, I owe Nate a fight. So I’ve got to obligate that. He gave me the rematch, I got the better of him, and I owe him the trilogy for sure.”

However, there are many obstacles that prevent the trilogy from happening. For one thing, McGregor is still not in the USADA testing pool, which delayed his planned comeback in December against Chandler. Moreover, Diaz has not signed with any promotion yet, and the rumors of him joining the PFL for a rematch with Paul have died down.

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