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Dana White denies that Conor McGregor will be fighting Joaquin Buckley

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Dana White denies that Conor McGregor will be fighting Joaquin Buckley



Eleventh-ranked welterweight Joaquin Buckley extended his winning streak to four consecutive fights on Saturday in the UFC St. Louis co-main event.  Buckley was able to secure a unanimously-decided win against Nursulton RUZIBOEV and made quite the promo in his interview after the fight.  

Buckley called out former two-division champion Conor McGregor following his win on Saturday, but the two will never stand across the octagon from each other.   

“Who am I going to choose next, huh?”  He has a fight booked, but the name is massive.  If you’re at the mic, there’s only one powerful name that you should shout out.  Buckley stated in his postfight interview that the name to call out is Conor McGregor.  

“You are fighting at 170 but you are not a welterweight.”  You’re up against a lightweight.  You’re fighting an overweight midget.  Come at me bro.  Buckley continued, “Come at me.”  “You said you built your weight up but you’re bullying Sean O’Malley and Ryan Garcia.  Come and bully my dog.  “Come and bully me, and let’s find out what you are really like.”  

McGregor is set to make his octagon return on June 29 in the UFC 303 main event against lightweight contender Michael Chandler.  It will be McGregor’s first time…



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