UFC famous person Conor McGregor all of the sudden has a brand new rival on his palms, and that 170-pound potential foe desires to know why the Irish famous person has been so quiet over the previous couple of days after being provided a welterweight title shot towards Kamaru Usman.
The Nigerian-born American Usman desires to know the reply to that query, and the 33-year-old additionally revealed a private concept as to why McGregor is all of the sudden unwilling to commerce barbs with him on social media.
“Why is Conor quiet?” Usman requested in a video interview with ESPN’s Brett Okamoto that was posted by ESPN on Tuesday afternoon.
“Who says no to a title shot? I’ve by no means seen this in historical past the place, who says know when the champ says come and get your title shot? Except you realize you haven’t any probability in hell of successful, that this would possibly change…the panorama of your preventing profession ever.”
Usman believes the true motive McGregor hasn’t responded to the general public supply he acquired to struggle Usman over Memorial Day weekend from the welterweight champ’s supervisor, Ali Abdelaziz, as properly the shade Usman threw concerning the matter through Twitter the next Monday is likely to be as a result of McGregor doesn’t imagine he can beat Usman.
“That’s the one probability I can see, folks saying ‘you realize what, I’m a cross on that title shot proper now,” Usman stated.
You’ll be able to watch your complete phase under.
“Conor’s quiet now. Why is Conor quiet? Who says no to a title shot?”@USMAN84kg sees McGregor as a worthy title challenger, however is shocked by his silence 🤫 (through @bokamotoESPN) pic.twitter.com/6XQpxgK2o5
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) Could 26, 2020
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