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‘Fight Or Get Stripped’ – Fans React As Dana White Sends Clear Ultimatum To McGregor

With the MMA world waiting for news on Conor McGregor’s return to the Octagon, Dana White sent a pretty stern message to the Irish superstar in an interview with Kevin Iole on Thursday afternoon…

In recent weeks, fans have persistently suggested that it is time that Conor McGregor was stripped of his lightweight title. However, whenever that suggestion was even put to the UFC President, he dismissed the notion as the ramblings of ‘Conor haters’.

“For people to suggest that, you’re just a Conor hater… There’s some f—ing exaggeration in saying the guy’s never defended a title.”

However, in an interview with Yahoo Sport, the UFC President seemed to change his tune in a pretty drastic fashion as he essentially gave McGregor a deadline inside of which he has to sign a new fight agreement. Should he choose not to, he will be stripped of his title.

“This is a game of time, you know what I mean? Time is your enemy in this sport… we can’t let this thing go on forever and not give other guy’s the opportunity…”

“If he [Conor] decides he doesn’t want to fight again for another however long, then that’s up to him. That’s his choice and his decision but, the belt has to move on…”

“As long as Conor is willing to fight by March, we could do Khabib versus Tony and then the winner fights Conor for the title,” White said. “Or, if Conor wants to sit out until next fall, then we’d have to make Khabib versus Tony for the title, not the interim title.”

As expected, the rather stern message from the UFC boss has received a strong reaction online with the majority of fans agreeing that it is time that the ‘Notorious’ booked his MMA comeback or had his title taken away.

Check out some of the best reaction to White’s ‘fight or get stripped’ message in the tweets below.

Check out the interview with Dana White in full here.

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