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Cormier Questions McGregor’s UFC 300 Headline Spot

McGregor's Recent Performances Spark Debate Over UFC 300 Main Event

Cormier Expresses Doubts Over McGregor Headlining UFC 300

Daniel Cormier, a revered name in the MMA community, has raised eyebrows with his recent comments concerning Conor McGregor’s potential headline slot for UFC 300.

As UFC 300 approaches, the anticipation and expectations among fans and experts are mounting. The event promises to be a major milestone, not only numerically but also in terms of potential matchups. Among those under discussion is whether Conor McGregor, the charismatic yet sometimes controversial Irish fighter, should headline the card.

“I just don’t know if he should be headlining that big of an event anymore,”

said Daniel Cormier, referencing McGregor’s recent performances and controversies outside the octagon. Cormier, a two-division UFC champion and now a prominent analyst, further added,

“With the magnitude of UFC 300, you’d want someone who is at the peak of their powers, right?”

McGregor’s last outings in the octagon haven’t been particularly fruitful, with losses dampening the once-unstoppable aura he carried. Moreover, his actions and comments outside the fight zone have also been under scrutiny, leading to polarized opinions among fans and pundits alike.

While UFC hasn’t officially announced the headlining bout for UFC 300, Cormier’s reservations resonate with a segment of the MMA community. Whether McGregor lands the coveted slot remains to be seen. However, his undeniable drawing power and global fan base could be the decisive factor.

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