McGregor refused to reveal the identify of his opponent.
“Ask the UFC who the opponent is as a result of I don’t give a f**okay who the opponent is. I’m going to undergo all the roster like a chainsaw by means of butter.”
The Irishman says the January bout might be simply the beginning of his season, with plans to struggle the winner of Nate Diaz versus Jorge Masvidal at UFC 244 after which the winner of Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson.
After describing a rematch with Nurmagomedov as “inevitable,” the previous two-time UFC champion had some robust phrases for the Russian.
“The folks of Russia deserve this rematch to happen right here in Moscow,” McGregor stated.
“And it’ll occur. Nevertheless, I’m not ready round for that man. That man is a identified pull-out, a identified fearer of danger.
“He’s afraid of the Moscow bout for no matter purpose. He is working from the struggle in Russia. The general public need it. The folks need it. His personal father needs it. He is afraid of danger. A person who fears danger will conquer nothing long-lasting. There might be no longevity in his profession.
“The place is he now on this nation? I fly in, he flies out. Typical.”
Though he isn’t competed within the UFC in over a 12 months, McGregor hasn’t struggled to make the headlines, usually for the flawed causes.