So Conor McGregor has decided to do his best CM Punk impression and “retire” early. He then retracted his retirement announcement after Dana White said he’s being pulled from UFC 200, and it’s clearer now more than ever that there’s a rift between the two. But who suffers? NOBODY, except White and McGregor. If they can’t work it out, that’s on them and their legacies.
What we need to focus on is WHAT HAPPENS NOW?
How can we save UFC 200? Here’s how: below are some dream matches to main event UFC 200, and yes, no list of main events would be complete without a few WWE references, so batten down the hatches, and let’s jump off the cell together:
5. Dana White vs. Nate Diaz at a catchweight of 205
Call me crazy, but Dana White is still the biggest star in the UFC. Haven’t you heard Joe Rogan say that a gazillion times at every UFC weigh-in? Without White, none of this is possible. So what’s the next logical step? White needs to take off that tight T-shirt and step into the cage. “If Conor McGregor isn’t man enough to fight Nate Diaz, I am,” White would say. Think of the promos, the videos, the interviews. This fight would be better than the original plan. What’s the worst that could happen? Diaz taps White out with a rear naked choke? Yeah, we have already seen that, big deal. Diaz sloppy boxes White for three rounds before White quits on his stool? Or maybe, just maybe, White pulls out some Gerry Cooney muscle, lands a left hook from hell and pulls off the upset of the decade. White stepping into ….View full article