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Conor McGregor says UFC ‘must entice me’: ‘I want equity, I want ownership’

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UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has laid out some demands for his next fight.

Whether it is a trilogy fight against Nate Diaz or a unification title fight against Tony Ferguson, Conor McGregor’s next MMA career move remains unclear. But what is certain is that he is not open to just sign on the dotted line of a contract without a handsome deal in place.

Speaking to some members of the media during Wednesday’s premiere of the “Notorious” documentary film in Dublin, McGregor laid out his specific demands.

“They’ve got to entice me now because I came from a billion-dollar fight,” McGregor said. “They’ve got to entice me. I want equity, I want ownership, I want to be a true partner, similar to the way I was in the Floyd fight. I was a promoter, and I was a fighter, and that must continue for me to continue.”

“I’ve got many entities and many other interests that can carry on. Also, I’m already set, so they must entice me.”

McGregor did say that he is willing to defend his belt and carry on with his career, but it will all come down to how the current negotiations go.

“We’re in negotiations. I certainly love to fight. I have a belt to defend, I’m certainly interested in that. We’re in the negotiation stage.”