There you go then, Conor McGregor has won his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202. After a brief, chest-pounding 'I'm back mother fuckers', McGregor set about making his play for a third installment against Diaz, to complete the trilogy.
This was immediately echoed by Diaz, who garbled something about his preparations being quite poor, so McGregor's failure to knock him out reflected poorly on the Irishman. As a result, Diaz immediately asked to complete the trilogy also. McGregor's request brought the caveat of wanting to fight on his "own terms": i.e. at 155.
Dana White, however, disagrees, and says that McGregor Diaz Part III should not be next on the agenda for both fighters. Instead, he told ESPN's SportsCentre that McGregor should return to featherweight to defend his belt, a title McGregor is increasingly treating as a kitchen bin overflowing with rubbish that he knows has to be emptied eventually, but would rather ignore for the time being:
In his post-fight press conference, McGregor admitted he was far from enthused by the idea of fighting Jose Aldo again at featherweight, saying that he will fight Diaz at 155 at some stage:
Watch this space.