MMA star backs Conor McGregor vs Charles Oliveira as an exciting showdown: “I would love to see it”

Receiving a compliment from Conor McGregor can serve as a significant source of motivation for aspiring fighters as they embark on their individual journeys in the sport.

Despite not having competed for nearly two years, McGregor maintains a keen interest in the latest developments within the octagon.

Entering the ongoing discussion about Conor’s next opponent upon his octagon comeback, Sean O’Malley has voiced his opinion. In the event that the highly anticipated showdown between McGregor and his rival coach from The Ultimate Fighter.

Sean O’Malley excited about McGregor vs Oliveira clash

Michael Chandler fails to materialize, and O’Malley suggests a matchup between Conor and Charles Oliveira.

Conor McGregor

Despite initial expectations for a McGregor vs. Chandler bout following TUF 31, there have been no indications of Conor re-entering the USADA testing pool. These developments have cast doubt on his scheduled fight with Chandler and the likelihood of his return to action this year.

Meanwhile, Oliveira recently bounced back with a swift first-round TKO victory over Beneil Dariush at UFC 289. Charles has long been campaigning for a fight against McGregor.

Taking these factors into consideration, Sean O’Malley presented the case for a potential McGregor vs. Oliveira clash on his YouTube channel.

“I saw it on the internet. Charles Oliveira vs. Conor McGregor, potentially instead of McGregor vs. Chandler. I am all for it, I am all for it. I will watch Conor fight pretty much anyone.”

Conor vs. Charles, I would – dude, that fight gets me hard. Conor vs. Chandler too, don’t get me wrong. That’s a f***ing sweet fight, I wanna see that one too. But if I had to pick, Conor vs. Charles…That fight gets me excited, I would love to see it.”

Who is Conor McGregor fighting in 2023?

Despite experiencing a decline in star power due to various losses and scandals, Conor remains the UFC’s most prominent fighter. After suffering a leg injury in a 2021 fight, he is finally poised to make his return.

On February 4, 2023, the UFC officially announced that McGregor would be facing the beloved fighter Michael Chandler in the latter half of 2023.

Conor McGregorIn addition to this matchup, McGregor and Chandler were revealed as coaches for the 31st season of “The Ultimate Fighter,” the UFC’s reality TV show. The season is set to be broadcast on ESPN/ESPN+ from May 30 to August 15, 2023.


However, as the start of “TUF” approached in late May, the Conor vs. Michael fight had yet to be scheduled. UFC President Dana White indicated that efforts were still underway to arrange the bout sometime in 2023.

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Ayush Harsh is a content writer specializing in UFC, Boxing, and WWE for the popular sports platform SportsZion. With a deep passion for combat sports and a keen eye for detail, Ayush brings his expertise and knowledge to provide engaging and informative content for fans around the world.Having immersed himself in the world of mixed martial arts and professional wrestling, Ayush possesses a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies and dynamics of these sports. His articles and analyses offer unique insights, covering everything from match previews and recaps to in-depth fighter profiles and historical perspectives.


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