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Conor McGregor: '155 is in my future,' wants title fight with Anthony Pettis

Could a new "super fight" be in the works?

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Jose Aldo, Gilbert Melendez, Anthony Pettis.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) No. 1 featherweight contender Conor McGregor apparently wants to fight every top contender in both the 145 and 155-pound division in his Octagon career.

Although "The Notorious" one is already scheduled to face off against featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo at UFC 189 in Las Vegas, the boastful McGregor can not help himself but to eye a potential future "super fight" against UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis.

From MMAFighting:

"I think it would be a great fight. Definitely, 155 is in my future. Anthony (Pettis) is phenomenal on the feet. He's got good jiu-jitsu. I feel it would be a great fight. It's a fight I have my eyes on. As I grow, 155 will be more comfortable to get to. It'll be less stress on the body."

Just imagine: "Showtime" vs "The Notorious" in Croke Park, Ireland. Fireworks!

This would not be the first time McGregor competed in the lightweight division, as the Irish hero was both the featherweight and lightweight champion in Cage Warriors Fighting Championship prior to making his Octagon debut at 145 pounds.

Although a fight with Pettis seems intriguing now, it may be in Conor's best interest to focus on the Brazilian wrecking machine that is Jose Aldo first.

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