Conor McGregor’s striking coach Owen Roddy has described a potential bout between the Irishman and Donald Cerrone as an “exciting fight”, the BBC report.
The 30-year-old is currently serving a six-month suspension and received a $50,000 fine for his part in the altercation following his clash with Russian rival Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229.
Nurmagomedov was handed a nine-month ban and a $500,000 fine for his actions after a fourth-round win over McGregor back in October.
Despite McGregor being eligible to return in April, it looks likely that the Irishman will wait until the summer to make his Octagon return.
‘The Notorious’ has been linked with a rematch with Nurmagomedov along with a clash with Cerrone and coach Roddy has revealed his excitement over a potential clash with the American.
It’s an exciting fight, who wouldn’t want to see Conor and Cowboy go at it?
The back and forth in the lead-up would be great.
If McGregor does indeed decide to face off against Cerrone in the summer, it could well be the first time he competes in a non-title contest since his bout with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 in 2016.