McGregors Coach Thinks Conor Will Fight In Lightweight & Featherweight Divisions In The Next 7 Months

Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh seems to think McGregor might be fighting in the lightweight and featherweight divisions at some point in the next 7 months.

During an appearance on The MMA Hour, Kavanagh mentioned that McGregor is hoping to pursue a lightweight title shot in March or April before defending his featherweight championship against Frankie Edgar at UFC 200 in July. Edgar is coming off a first-round knockout victory over Chad Mendes at The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale. Heres what he had to say:

“I do think the next one will be lightweight for the belt, Maybe that’s going to be around April. March, April — something like that. … Maybe that and then July, UFC 200. Maybe he’ll defend the featherweight belt against Frankie on that card. I kind of said to him, ‘Well, what’s next?’” Kavanagh said. “He kind of said, ‘Well, at this stage, it’s kind of up to you.’ … I was like, ‘I like how that sounds.’ Everybody’s time will come, Everybody will get their shot against him. People have to be a little patient, but it definitely will come.”

The UFC’s featherweight division is for fighters between 135 and 145 lbs, while the lightweight division goes from 145 to 155 lbs.

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