Fight Words! Conor McGregor and Anderson Silva Want To Fight Each Other

UFC megastar Conor McGregor is back. The former two-division champion is now set to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC lightweight title in the main event of UFC 229 on Saturday, Oct. 6.

Speaking on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show, Conor McGregor recently revealed an interest in fighting former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. Now taking to Instagram, “The Spider” has come forward to reveal that he is completely down for the potential match up.

Check out a translation of the fighter’s statement down below.

“It would be an honor to test myself with Conor McGregor. He’s an unorthodox fighter and has proven he must be respected. Let’s make it happen.

“The UFC wants superfights, I’m sure fans from all over the world want to see this fight. Professionally, I believe it would be incredible to test my martial arts abilities with a fighter like Conor McGregor in a true superfight. He’s focused on fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov now, after this fight I’m ready for this challenge. When and where he wants.”

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