Conor McGregor says his next fight will be in UFC

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The richest fight in history is Mayweather's boxing bout with Manny Pacquiao in 2015, which drew 4.6 million buys to earn around 600 million dollars.

Then, while fielding other questions about his next move, McGregor said "MMA next".

After his triangle-choke submission of Kevin Lee at UFC 216 in October, Ferguson issued a highly-profane challenge to McGregor, calling him a "piece of [expletive]", saying he was going to "kick your [expletive]" and telling McGregor to "defend or vacate".

However, if McGregor was to opt to have another boxing match instead, an intriguing option is available for him, as Manny Pacquiao has stated recently he would be interested in boxing against him.

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UFC President Dana White downplayed those comments and said if they were true he planned to file a lawsuit against the eight-division world champion and his promoters. Even though the UFC intends to offer McGregor a new deal, he is still under exclusive contract with the promotion.

Asked by TMZ whether he'll box again after being stopped by Floyd Mayweather in August, McGregor responded: "We'll see what happens".

"F-- the WWE", McGregor said.

McGregor hasn't fought in UFC since winning the 155-pound title in November 2016 by knocking out Eddie Alvarez and has not defended the title. The boxing superstar's long-term coach Freddie Roach is surprisingly uninterested in seeing his most successful fighter take on the UFC lightweight champion, however.

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