Tyron Woodley Calls Out Conor McGregor

Former UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley hasn’t competed since losing the gold to Kamaru Usman in the co-main event of UFC 235.

The former champion is looking to make his first post-title fight loss move and that move is to call out former two division UFC champion Conor McGregor.

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“I’d tell him, ‘Sit your ass down and fight Tyron Woodley at 170,’” Woodley said to TMZ Sports (via Jed Meshew of MMA Fighting). “We both just lost in a world title fight. You ain’t in no position to call no shots. You lost, you started a huge religious, culture war, you just got into some smoke by smashing a fan’s phone, you’re constantly in trouble, you constantly get passes. You get through Tyron and we’ll talk.”

McGregor is in the midst of serving a suspension after being involved in the UFC 229 post-fight brawl.

Woodley also calls himself a better option for McGregor to fight than any of the other opponents that have been linked to the former two division champion.

“I’m dead ass [serious],” Woodley said. “I didn’t think about that until you just said it but I’m like, okay, he wants to fight Cerrone - never been a champion. He wants to fight Nate Diaz - never been a champion. He wants a rematch of Khabib immediately, so do I. I don’t look like I’m getting an immediate rematch so it looks like we dangling around Conor. Come get this smoke.”

A suspended McGregor is able to return to action next month, but no fight plans have announced at this time.

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