Conor McGregor 'pulled' from UFC 219 following 'unacceptable' behaviour at Bellator

Conor McGregor 'pulled' from UFC 219 following 'unacceptable' behaviour at Bellator

For boxing champion Oscar De La Hoya thinks he could be the next boxer to take out MMA Champion Conor McGregor.

The 44-year-old was highly critical of Floyd Mayweather's match-up with the UFC superstar but seems to have changed his tune, issuing a call-out on Monday.

Speaking to Dash Radio, De La Hoya - who won an Olympic gold medal for the U.S. at Barcelona 1992 - said: "You know I'm competitive, you know I still have it in me". I'm faster than ever and stronger than ever.

The head of the commission that oversaw the Bellator 187 event in Dublin has claimed Conor McGregor has been axed from December's UFC 219. Then, after parading around outside the ring a bit, he hopped back up on the fence, and when another official came over to tell him to get down, McGregor slapped him.

"Safety is the most important thing for the fighters that are down". The first thing I wanted to do was inspect him and get Mr McGregor and his crew out of the cage so that's what we did.

McGregor is no stranger to swapping the cage for the ring, having fought and lost to Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas earlier this year.

"Mr Redmond was knocked - I don't want to say he was unconscious - but he was hit quite heavy". You heard it on Golden Boy Radio.

De La Hoya, who is now chief executive of boxing promotion company Golden Boy, was the biggest star of his era, capturing an Olympic gold medal in Barcelona in 1992 and 10 world titles in six weight divisions as a professional. He would freaking destroy me. "Only in the ring", De La Hoya said.

"I've been working out for the last five months".

Despite being retired for nearly a decade, Oscar De La Hoya believes he could destroy Conor McGregor.

Ryan also states that when McGregor hopped into the cage, the action influenced the call made by the referee in the fight.

With all the controversy, candour and steely-eyed self-belief we've come to expect, Conor McGregor: Notorious offers an unprecedented glimpse into the public and private life of a man considered a hero by fans across the globe.