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‘Ready to fight’ Conor McGregor casts doubt on Mark Zuckerberg vs. Elon Musk: ‘Is the talk cheap?’

Conor McGregor is one of many people wondering if all the talk of UFC fight between the tech billionaires is hot air and they may never compete at all.

MMA: MAR 04 UFC 285

Conor McGregor is back in New York City taking in the sights, promoting his new stout beer, and apparently training for his upcoming “fight” with with opposing The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 31 coach, Michael Chandler (date TBA ... if at all).

What kind of training McGregor is getting on the road is unclear, but he certainly has the financial resources to move his camp wherever he’d like. Yesterday, he was at New York Athletic Club, which he pumped up as a great place to get some sparring done. As he left, he was mobbed by fans and paparazzi who peppered him with questions.

One of those questions (video via Adam’s Apple) was about the much-hyped Elon Musk vs. Mark Zuckerberg fight, which UFC President, Dana White, continues to insist is very real and could actually happen.

“I’m interested. Are they gonna go ahead with it? Is it going to happen?” McGregor questioned, echoing all of us. “If it happens under the UFC banner, I’m with it. It has to happen under the UFC banner, and I’m with it.

“I hope they go ahead with it,” he added. “Their pockets might be large, but is the talk cheap? They said it. Are they gonna do it now? I’m excited to see how it unfolds.”

Asked if he’d train Musk or Zuckerberg, McGregor at first declined before saying he’d be willing to, “do a bit of work with them.”

“I’m training for my fight,” he specified. As for how that training is going? “Really good, really good ... I’m ready to fight.”

McGregor also shared his thoughts on the upcoming Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic and the Francis Ngannou vs. Tyson Fury fights before finishing his interview with a bang.

“A lot of great fights,” he declared. “And the Mac’s coming back this year!”

But, is the talk cheap? He said it. Is he going to do it now? We’re excited to see how it unfolds.

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