UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has been quite about the possibility of promotion stripping him of his crown.
Khabib and Tony Ferguson would be fighting for the title at UFC 223 it’s has beeb waited that it meant, who won the belt in November 2016 and hasn’t fought in UFC since, would be losing the title, he would no longer be the champion.
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McGregor won the title in November 2016 with a knockout victory over Eddie Alvarez.
However, White has faile to make it official build up the fight.
Confusion reigned more and more when Ferguson was made by featherweight champion Max Holloway because of injury.
The Good news is that the UFC president has confirmed McGregor would no longer be the champion saying at the fight’s press conference.
Conor McGregor Responds, Stripped Of UFC Lightweight Title
“We are not stripping Tony Ferguson. Tony Ferguson isn’t being stripped, the only person that is losing the belt is Conor. So Conor is losing the belt While these two are fighting for the belt right now.”
“These two supposed to fight for, so fight doesn’t happen, one of them will be the champion. Tony is 100 per cent the number one contender.”
White said that he believe McGregor will come back to the octagon in 2018, but he had no set date for his return.