Justin Gaethje’s Manager Puts End To Conor McGregor Talk
Ali Abdelaziz, the manager for Gaethje, has silenced rumors of a reported bout between the contender and McGregor for later this year.
Well, for now at least, Justin Gaethje vs. Conor McGregor appears off the table.
Despite reports that were circulating centering around a summer meeting between the two contenders, Ali Abdelaziz – the manager for Gaethje – halted the discussion.
“This rumor about (Gaethje) fighting (McGregor) is absolutely false,” he posted on Twitter. “He had the opportunity to fight him already instead of (Donald Cerrone) but he didn’t.
“Justin is the number one contender and like Khabib said. Conor needs to win 10 fights.”
This rumor about @Justin_Gaethje fighting vs @TheNotoriousMMA is absolutely false. He had the opportunity to fight him already instead of cowboy but he didn’t. Justin is the number one contender and like khabib said. Conor needs to win 10 fights.
— Ali Abdelaziz (@AliAbdelaziz00) February 25, 2020
McGregor returned to action earlier this year, stopping Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the main event. Gaethje, meanwhile, also stopped Cerrone in his last bout, which came in September.
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