Conor McGregor is considered one of the best mixed martial arts fighters in various weight classes across the board. He might’ve been dominated during his prime, but some of his peers feel he should stop aiming for championships.

On his YouTube channel, Chael Sonnen thinks McGregor should come to terms with aiming for championships when fighting, especially since McGregor is recovering from a leg break suffered in a TKO loss to Dustin Poirier in July 2021. However, Sonnen believes McGregor is not aware of his realizations.

“Conor McGregor’s championship run is over, That’s true. That’s mean. Conor did not come out and tell you guys, because he’s not aware of it.”

Sonnen used Rafael dos Anjos as an example who said he had his last title run recently and wants to get matched up against fellow veterans moving forward. Sonnen may think McGregor won’t recapture gold, but he still believes that McGregor will continue headlining and selling out record-breaking events.

”I say Conor McGregor’s championship time is done. Conor McGregor’s record setting isn’t,” Sonnen said. “Conor McGregor’s live gate is not (done), Conor McGregor’s pay-per-view (potential) – these things are not done. His time in the spotlight and his time as a main event, these are not done – not at all.”

Sonnen is not wrong McGregor, he is still a hot name in the fighting world and it doesn’t matter if it’s MMA or even boxing. Connor will continue to sell tickets anywhere. Who knows what it will be like if he participates in pro wrestling like Wrestlemania?

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Andre Porter

Andre is a news writer at Ringside News and Thirsty For News, covering professional wrestling since 1999. He is an avid fan of the WWE and has attended numerous television tapings and PPVs. With a background in multimedia, Andre also enjoys film, travel, comics, and rooting for Philadelphia sports teams.

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