Manager: McGregor is full of sh-t about wanting to fight at UFC 222Get the Full StoryFrankie Edgar s manager Ali Abdelaziz responds to Conor McGregor s recent claims about wanting to step in as Max Holloway s replacement at UFC 222. On Thursday, Conor McGregor made some noise on social media when he declared that he was fighting again, period . He even revealed that he offered to step in as a replacement for the injured Max Holloway and face Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 next weekend.
The Notorious claimed that the matchup never ended up being finalized because there wasn t enough time to generate the money that the UFC would need. But according to Edgar s manager Ali Abdelaziz, there is absolutely no truth to McGregor s statements.
He s become just like Floyd Mayweather. This guy doesn t want to fight, Abdelaziz told ESPN. He does what Floyd Mayweather does. He just wants to stay in the media. He likes the attention, but he s not getting it because he s not fighting. He should have fought Frankie two years ago. He ducked him for two years. He s full of sh-t. He s a liar.
After his ESPN interview, Abdelaziz had something more to say about the Irish superstar.
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UFC 222 takes place on Saturday, March 3rd, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Edgar is scheduled to co-headline the event against the undefeated Brian Ortega.