Conor McGregor will both come again combating or retire to his yacht for good.
That’s in response to UFC president Dana White who sees two attainable paths for the Irishman within the wake of his defeat to Dustin Poirier.
McGregor was floored by his opponent in what was his first UFC look in 12 months and stated the inactivity made it laborious to stay together with his opponent.
He’ll now ‘regroup’ and assess his choices.
Requested how he believes McGregor will react, White stated within the put up struggle press convention: “There’s two methods this goes – [he comes back] hungrier or ‘I’m accomplished’.
“He’s acquired the cash.
“I’m an enormous Rocky fan and that is like Rocky III,” he defined.
“If you get off a 310ft yacht and live that good life, it’s powerful to be a savage.
“On his method up, he was a younger, hungry child, didn’t have any cash and wished good issues – fits, vehicles, homes – he has all the pieces he ever wished, so I don’t know.”
Within the movie, Rocky, performed by Sylvester Stallone is a really rich particular person and one of the well-known athletes on the planet, who then has to take care of Clubber Lang, a rising, hungry fighter determined for the belt.
McGregor is price effectively over $100m and, together with earnings from combating, rakes it in by means of numerous endorsements in addition to his whiskey model.
Issues modified for him after the primary struggle with Dustin Poirier in 2014 and as his recognition elevated so did the cheques.
If he does proceed to struggle, although, a 3rd match with Poirier is an choice as is one in opposition to Nate Diaz.
“There’s all the time a trilogy whenever you’re 1-1,” White added.