Conor McGregor challenged by Manny Pacquiao… but will the fight happen?

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Rumours of the pair perhaps getting it on in a boxing ring had circled earlier this year but after the whole Mayweather vs McGregor fight was announced, they died down pretty quickly.

"Floyd Mayweather defeated Pacquaoi in their so-called 'Fight of the Century" in 2015 and the Pac-Man took the time to throw some serious shade Mayweather's way by challenging McGregor to a "real fight".

REUTERS/Steve MarcusUFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor of Ireland arrives for a post-fight news conference at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. August 26, 2017.

McGregor had been expecting to return to UFC but was recently scratched from a forthcoming card as punishment for prematurely rushing into the ring after a Bellator event.

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And he has taken to Instagram in an effort to tease McGregor into fighting him.

Many expected the champion to retire following the fight.

While we'd like to see McGregor back in the Octagon, doing what he does best, we'd like to know what you think. Diaz's boxing coach revealed that the promotion is not willing to give in to his demand and said that Diaz could fight McGregor instead.

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