Everything was stacked in the undefeated boxer's favor.
Nurmagomedov dominated the fight right from the beginning and eventually made McGregor tap out to a fourth-round neck-crank submission, leading to the Irishman's second defeat in the UFC; his first being against Nate Diaz at UFC 196.More news: Mexico Border Situation "Growing Crisis": Trump In Prime-Time Address
The 50-0 fighter challenged Nasukawa to an exhibition bout at the Rizin 14 show in Japan last week and handily dispatched of the hometown hero inside two minutes of their three round fight, looking comfortable and confident on his way to victory.
On Sunday, McGregor tweeted out that he wanted to fight kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in an exhibition bout in the near future. "Before this summer. Please arrange this, this instant".
Conor McGregor is now sidelined due to an incident happened straight after his fight with Nurmagomedov. "Yours sincerely. The champ champ", Conor McGregor recently posted on Twitter. I'm honored that you would even consider fighting me.More news: PG&E Reportedly Eyeing Breakup, Bankruptcy In Wake Of Multiple Devastating Wildfires
"That 9 million won't keep you on top of my list for long, kid", tweeted McGregor, referencing Forbes magazine's highest-paid athletes list.
Though McGregor might be willing to relent to the kickboxing stipulation, he would probably have to remove a limb to reach the 58 kilogram mark, which equates to about 128 pounds. And as per McGregor's latest offer, the 20-year-old could very well find himself across the ring against former UFC Lightweight Champion, Conor McGregor.
McGregor lost to UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in the headliner of UFC 229 from Las Vegas, Nevada.More news: Apple's CES OOH Message Makes Privacy Clear 01/08/2019