After winning the lightweight championship at UFC 205 (to go along with his featherweight belt), Conor McGregor knew that he would have options and now he’s got one more available to him.
Paul “Triple H” Levesque is a multiple-time WWE champion who is also one of the most powerful executives in the company. Triple H was actually at Madison Square Garden for UFC 205 and afterwards he spoke to The Telegraph about the possibility of bringing McGregor over to the world of staged combat.
“He could come over, he’s got it all, man – he’s got the personality, the skills, the talk. He’s an entertainer, for sure.”
This wouldn’t be a first either. Ronda Rousey is a longtime lover of professional wrestling and she made an appearance at Wrestlemania 31 shortly after she dismantled Cat Zingano at UFC 184. In fact, many suspected this was an eventuality when McGregor kicked up beef with the entire WWE roster when he declared he would “slap the head off” the entire WWE roster back in August. McGregor has even taken to using WWE CEO and owner Vince McMahon’s power walk as noted by Triple H on Twitter recently (McMahon also happens to be Triple H’s father-in-law).
The WWE and the UFC have been closely aligned for years but even outside of that relationship the WWE has a long history of bringing in celebrities for casual appearances and matches. They even have a celebrity wing in their Hall of Fame to enshrine various celebrities who have joined their ranks. McGregor’s star is such that even outside of the combat athlete category he would still likely be a welcome addition. And despite the long history of professional wrestlers being 300-pound behemoths, McGregor wouldn’t even be the smallest celebrity to make ….View full article
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