Would Conor McGregor turn in his four-ounce gloves for a pair of wrestling tights?
That all depends on whether or not he falls into the seventy-fifth percentile, comprised of mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who would “die” to transition from combat sports to sports entertainment.
Alongside the rest of the “dweebs.”
Former WCW champion Bill Goldberg explains to Submission Radio:
“I thought the funniest thing I’ve ever seen was (Randy) Orton calling him ‘Conor McDonald’. I think that is one of the funniest things I have ever seen. Hey man, you have to embrace it. It’s the same crowd. One grows up and feeds into the other. You can’t tell me, and I said this before, that 75 percent of the guys wouldn’t die to be professional wrestlers that are fighting, and vice versa. We have a lot respect for each other, a lot of us train in martial arts and a lot of them walk around and act like they’re us. So the cross-promotion – Dana White is Vince McMahon in training. I’ve said that 20 years ago. I think it’s business, I think it’s smart business. Whether it’s (Ronda Rousey) at Wrestlemania, whether Conor is working this thing. I can tell you one thing, I was around when Brock responded to Conor (laughs) and nothing that Brock does is a work.”
WWE stars come to UFC, and UFC stars go to WWE.
Goldberg, one of the most popular pre wrestlers of the late nineties, has not ruled out a kickboxing fight under the GLORY banner, despite his 49 years of age, but will probably rest on his laurels at this point.
Unless this guy comes out of retirement.