UFC: Conor McGregor-Cancelo Alvarez rivalry brews as former issues three-word nickname after cryptic post

Conor McGregor took no time responding to Cancelo Alvarez's cryptic post targeting him. Here's the full story of the brewing rivalry.

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Conor McGregor wasted no time in responding to renowned boxer Canelo Alvarez in the most recent escalation of their ongoing spat. Alvarez's mysterious remarks were followed by McGregor's prompt retort as their heated argument heated up. McGregor didn't hold back when discussing Alvarez on his Twitter account, calling him a "little ginger sausage" and asserting, “Canelo, you little ginger sausage. I’d beat you with NO HANDS. Don’t forget."


The sudden invitation from McGregor to fight Alvarez in the boxing ring has gripped the combat sports community, with supporters avidly speculating about the likelihood of this historic meeting. The dynamic mixed martial artist known as "The Notorious" has never shied away from setting lofty goals and breaking down barriers.

Alvarez, on the other hand, has made a name for himself as one of boxing's most formidable fighters, boasting a distinguished resume and numerous world championships. His mysterious remark, in which he said he could defeat McGregor with just one hand, only heightens the mystery around a hypothetical fight between these two legendary fighters from other combat sports.

Fans are left to worry if the heated exchanges between McGregor and Alvarez will result in a physical confrontation as the verbal sparring between the two athletes continues. The back-and-forth teasing between these two larger-than-life figures has sparked a blaze of excitement and anticipation among fans all around the world, but nothing is certain.


Conor McGregor vs Michael Chandler timings revealed

Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler's highly anticipated fight has been clarified by UFC President Dana White. At the post-event press conference for UFC Vegas 73, Dana White stated that a contract had been signed for the fight between the two competitors.

White made it clear that he is not directly involved in that part and does not have specific information on the schedule, even if McGregor is now filling out the paperwork to join the USADA pool. The president of UFC said, "He's filling out the paperwork. I don't know how soon that will be done or what's going on with that. That's his business that he's handling with USADA. But it's all in motion."