Conor McGregor confirms "I accept" tweet was not meant for Khamzat Chimaev

Conor Mc Gregor and Dana White

He would later begin calling McGregor out on social media.

On Thursday, McGregor posted his tweet about accepting something but offered no details about the who, what, when, or where.

Whether or not the tweet was meant for Chimaev, however, it does not mean that the fight will come to fruition.

"That was (for) Khamzat", White told reporters, including MMA Junkie, after UFC on ESPN+ 31 weigh-ins.

But Chimaev, whose social media savvy seems every bit as sharp as his ground-fighting skills inside the cage, quickly fired back with one of McGregor's old phrases, replying, "Beg me". He tagged other big names in his tweet as well, including Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal. He declined to comment further.

In a previous interview with TMZ Sports, Chimaev spoke about what he would do to McGregor if they end up fighting.

After his memorable loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr.in the boxing ring back in 2017, McGregor returned to the UFC and took part in two fights against Khabib Nurmagomedov and Donald Cerrone. I don't see somebody that can stop me.


He then addressed McGregor again, telling him, "Call your uncle @danawhite I will be ready".

Earlier this week, Chimaev said on his account that he was very bored at the moment, and he wanted to get a new fight sooner rather than later.

It now appears McGregor could be eyeing another leap over to boxing with a bout against legendary Filipino fighter Manny Pacquiao.

What do you think of a potential McGregor-Pacquiao fight?

Conor McGregor was left in tears following his first professional MMA defeat, a new book about the former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion has revealed.

It remains highly unlikely that McGregor would face Chimaev next, with the Irishman now retired.

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