Just two days after the Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing finished, and the UFC and Conor McGregor have already started to talk options.
McGregor was handed a six month suspension from the NSAC for his actions at UFC 229, but the retroactive aspect of that decision means he’ll be able to compete as early as April 6. And according to UFC president Dana White, talks have already begun with the Irishman about a return.
“We’ve started to talk to McGregor,” White said, speaking at the UFC 235 pre-fight press conference in Las Vegas today. “He’s got less of a suspension. No, he wouldn’t fight in April.”
But, while talks are underway, there’s no exact timeframe in mind as of yet.
“I don’t know, that’s what we’re trying to figure out,” White said about a date.
As of yet, no opponent is concrete for McGregor, but a contest with Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone seems most likely — particularly after he and McGregor exchanged respect through social media.