Dave, Fred and AJ during Ringside Report MMA of October 5th, 2023 had a lively chat about UFC 300 Dreaming Big with Conor, Brock, and Jon, set to go down in April 2024. Our focus today? A potential main event that could feature none other than the notorious Conor McGregor, who’s making a splash back into the octagon.
Back in the USADA Mix and Back in the USADA Mix
Kicking things off, Dave Simon dropped a bombshell – Conor McGregor has re-entered the USADA drug testing pool. That means we might see the Irish superstar step into the cage again in April. AJ D’Alesio and Fred Garcia couldn’t contain their surprise, chiming in with a resounding, “Man, what?”
Conor vs. Michael Chandler: The Ultimate Showdown
Dave Simon throws out a tantalizing idea – could Conor McGregor’s comeback fight be against the hard-hitting Michael Chandler in the main event of UFC 300? The guys all seem to be on board with this idea. Chandler’s been patient and deserves his shot at the spotlight. While Nate Diaz’s name is mentioned, Chandler seems to be the front-runner.
Dream Matches and Potential Showstoppers
As the discussion continues, the guys brainstorm and begin their UFC 300 dreaming big with Conor. Fred Garcia mentions that if Tony Ferguson miraculously pulls off a win against Paddy Pimblett, he could be an intriguing contender for McGregor. But, they all agree, it’s a long shot.
Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor Trilogy?
AJ D’Alesio tosses in the idea of a Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor trilogy fight. The mere mention of this gets everyone’s excitement levels up. It’s a fight that could truly electrify fans. Dave Simon, however, reminds us that Michael Chandler has earned his place in the main event conversation.
UFC 300: A Milestone Extravaganza
The chat takes a broader turn as the guys discuss what UFC 300 needs to shine on this historic milestone. Fred Garcia brings up the possibility of heavyweight title fights, with Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic potentially in the mix. AJ D’Alesio emphasizes the need for a stacked card from the prelims to the main event, ensuring that every fight delivers serious fireworks.
The Ultimate UFC 300 Dream Card
Dave Simon goes all-in with his dream card for UFC 300: Brock Lesnar vs. Jon Jones for the heavyweight title as the main event, with Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler as the co-main event. He also throws in matchups like Khamzat Chimaev vs. Robert Whittaker, Israel Adesanya, or Dricus du Plessis, aiming to create a card packed with big names and epic showdowns.
The Final Verdict for UFC 300 Dreaming Big with Conor, Brock, and Jon
Ultimately, one thing is crystal clear – UFC 300 promises to be a night for MMA fans worldwide to remember. Whether it features dream matchups, the return of legends, or the rise of new stars, we can’t wait to see how the UFC plans to celebrate this incredible milestone. Get ready for a night of epic battles, surprises, and unforgettable moments in the octagon. UFC 300, we’re counting down the days!
Since this article was published there have been several confirmations that both Jon Jones and Conor McGregor‘s injuries will not be healed in time for UFC 300.