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Conor McGregor may take his charisma and trash talk to the . Yes, it's true, it's true.

McGregor, the undisputed king of trash talk, and multi-weight division champion in the , is reportedly open to entering the squared circle?

And why? It seems like all the cool guys and girls end up in the WWE eventually.

"I think it's all about business, man," McGregor's agent Audie Attar said on Tuesday's episode of the Five Rounds podcast, via Brian Campbell of "If [WWE] is going to come with an offer, we are willing to entertain it. We are here. Have their people call his people, which is me. We can have a conversation."

made headlines over the summer when he insulted WWE wrestlers, prompting some of them to respond to him on Twitter. McGregor called "a fat 40-year-old failed Mr. Olympian."

McGregor would join a long list of celebrities to join the WWE for a big payday. Floyd Mayweather Jr., Ronda Rousey and Shaquille O'Neil are just some of the recent athletes from other sports to appear in the WWE. In the 1990s, Mike Tyson, Karl Malone and Dennis Rodman appeared on pro wrestling shows.

Even the President-Elect of the United States, Donald Trump, appeared in the WWE, taking a Stone Cold Stunner from Stone Cold Steve Austin. If the future president of the United States wants to be in the WWE, we can certainly understand why McGregor would also.

The WWE has established itself as a longterm, successful business that regularly creates new stars and expands globally. McGregor might be looking at his future, beyond UFC in the professional wrestling company.

Triple H also attended UFC 205 and said that he could see McGregor making the jump to the WWE one day.


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