Conor McGregor was recently dubbed the greatest fight promoter next to Muhammad Ali by an NFL Hall of Famer turned sports analyst Shannon Sharpe.
But during a recent conversation with MMA Junkie, "Notorious" wasn't exactly promoting his upcoming lightweight title fight against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 on Nov. 12, 2016 in new York City. Instead, he was teasing a "big" announcement that he is set to make after the event.
"Buy the pay-per-view and stay tuned. Don't blink. It's going to be big," said Conor, who looks to become the first fighter to ever hold tow UFC titles in as many division simultaneously.
Apparently, company president Dana White knows that the announcement is, but refused to spill the beans, opting to let Conor take care of his own business.
"There are... how can I say this? There are other circumstances involved in this that will be played out after the fight," White recently told WFAN's "Outside The Cage" podcast via MMA Junkie. "It's something completely out of left field but it's Conor's business, it's not mine, and I'll let Conor announce it when he's ready to."
It's tough to say just what exactly Conor intends to announce. There are many theories floating around; from the mouthy Irishman retiring to perhaps eyeing a third title run in another weight class. According to McGregor, it will be nothing but positive.
"It's always positive with me," McGregor said. "So all I'll say is tune in."
Anyone care to venture any guesses?
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