Conor McGregor called out by Canelo Alvarez for boxing match

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Everybody wants a piece of the Conor McGregor pie, it doesn't matter what sport you participate in.

It's been a year in which Floyd Mayweather has hyped up a mega-fight between him and McGregor, Amir Khan has said he would love to face him in UFC, and half the WWE roster decided to get some social media action.

Now it is the turn of Canelo Alvarez, who has stated that he also wouldn't mind lacing up his gloves to teach the Irishman a lesson or two.


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Speaking in an interview with FightHub TV yesterday, the lineal middleweight champion added his name to the long list of people wanting to get into it with McGregor.

"If he wants to try out boxing, then anytime he wants," Canelo said of The Notorious One.

"If he wants to come over to this side of the world and try boxing, anytime he wants, to see that it's not as easy as he thinks," Alvarez said.

It's funny that Canelo is angling for some sort of fight with McGregor, seeing as how he has been avoiding Gennady Golovkin for the past year or so.

Maybe go for the number one contender in your own sport before asking to go toe-to-toe with someone from a different one.

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Dana White
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