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Conor McGregor on Nate Diaz: 'I feel we'll enter into a trilogy'

Ahead of their rematch at UFC 202, reigning featherweight champion Conor McGregor is already anticipating a trilogy against Nate Diaz.

After a difficult negotiation process, the rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz has been finally set. The two men will be headlining UFC 202 in Las Vegas, in another non-title fight at 170-pounds.

Diaz handed McGregor his first UFC loss via a second-round rear-naked choke last March 5th at UFC 196. It may have been a heavily disappointing moment for "The Notorious" but he says he actually enjoyed the fight and is willing to enter into a third one, should there be a need for one.

"I feel we’ll enter into a trilogy," McGregor said during the the UFC 202 press conference on Thursday. "Why not? It was a great fight the last time, I really enjoyed it."

McGregor has also been criticized for seemingly abandoning his obligations as the UFC featherweight champion. On the said issue, the brash Irishman guaranteed that he will deal with the 145-pound division, once he gets through his current task at hand.

"So yeah, I’ll correct that win, I’ll reclaim this (featherweight world title), let all those featherweights know who are praying that I don’t come back. I don’t understand how they can even say I’m not coming back, like I’ve missed weight before. I’ve never missed weight in my life."

"Not only have I not missed weight, I’ve actually made championship weight when I didn’t even fight for a championship belt."

"I’ll beat Nate, get that win back, dominate my division again, and then we’ll re-talk with the trilogy fight with Nate."

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