Sheamus insists ‘it’s a matter of when’ Conor McGregor joins WWE.
The Infamous, who suffered a shock defeat to Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 on Saturday evening, has teased signing for WWE previously.
Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather made a profitable transition to WWE by defeating The Huge Present at WrestleMania 24 in 2008, whereas Ronda Rousey loved a profitable run with the corporate after leaving UFC.
And WWE star Sheamus believes McGregor could possibly be the subsequent mega star in sport to step into the squared circle.
Talking earlier than McGregor’s loss to Poirier, Sheamus instructed Digital Spy: “He’s teased [coming to WWE] a few occasions.
“He’s nonetheless staying energetic, he’s a lad who’s gained belts, he’s completed loads, so I believe he’s that sort of one that’s at all times making an attempt to strive his hand at one thing totally different.
“I believe WWE would swimsuit him all the way down to the bottom. , we’ve had lots of people come out and in, [Floyd] Mayweather got here in, lots of celebrities have are available, lots of sports activities folks.
“So I don’t suppose anybody would elevate eyebrows if he got here in to WWE. I don’t suppose it’s if, I believe it’s a matter of when to be sincere.”
Sheamus is adamant WWE could be extra bodily demanding than UFC for McGregor.
He added: “In UFC you battle every year or twice a 12 months, in WWE we’re preventing each week.
“We’re taking huge bumps each week, the physicality we undergo is loopy. It’s a distinct world we’re in, I believe it’s undoubtedly extra aggressive, it’s undoubtedly extra bodily.
“It takes extra edge being in WWE than it does doing the UFC stuff. I’ll in all probability get slated on-line for saying that however till you truly do our schedule you don’t actually realise how powerful it’s.
“However as I mentioned, if he desires to come back in and provides it hand I’ve no hassle stepping within the ring with him.”