Conor McGregor vs. Cole Miller Official for UFC: Dublin

Long rumored, a featherweight contender matchup between Conor McGregor and Cole Miller has officially been announced by the UFC as the July 19 Dublin card main event.

McGregor has won his first two UFC bouts and last ten, overall. Miller has won three out of his last four fights, including his last two.

When Cagewriter last spoke with Miller about he and McGregor’s feud, the American Top Team fighter wasn’t even cleared to resume training after injuring his hand. McGregor himself will be returning after a long lay-off because of a torn ACL.

Miller tells us today, however, that he’s healthy and ready to go. “I got cleared a few weeks back,” he says.

It took a great deal of prodding from Miller but he finally got this fight, which he had taunted McGregor to get for some time. However, Miller will have to fight the charismatic Irish star on his home turf.

“People keep saying I’m going to fight on his home turf. I’ve [expletive] fought eighteen times in the UFC Octagon – Sixteen UFC fights and two on The Ultimate Fighter,” Miller counters.

“The way I see it, it will be more my home than his. I think he’s going to feel that once the door closes.”

After the UFC announced the fight, McGregor said in an interview that he isn’t going to show Miller any mercy. That’s fine with “Magrinho.”

(via Yahoo! Sports – LINK)

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