If Conor McGregor becomes the first UFC fighter to hold two UFC world titles at the same time at UFC 196, his plans may not involved defending his 145lb title at UFC 200.
According to insider Dave Meltzer of MMA Fighting and the Wrestling Observer McGregor has his sights set on the welterweight division, should he beat Rafael dos Anjos.
“There’s a ton of news regarding big names fights over the next few months. If Conor McGregor beats Rafael dos Anjos, he’s going to push for a fight with welterweight champion Robbie Lawler at UFC 200.” Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Oberver
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