‘Annoyed’ Donald Cerrone tells Conor McGregor ‘b**** sign the f***ing paper’ ahead of planned UFC showdown

DONALD CERRONE has been left “annoyed” after his showdown with Conor McGregor fell through – as The Notorious refuses to fight unless he is the main-event.

McGregor, who is currently serving a six month suspension for his part in the UFC 229 post-fight brawl, looked set to return against “Cowboy” Cerrone.

 Donald Cerrone revealed his potential fight with Conor McGregor is off as the Irish,am demands he is the main-event

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Donald Cerrone revealed his potential fight with Conor McGregor is off as the Irish,am demands he is the main-event
 McGregor, who is currently serving a six month suspension for his part in the UFC 229 post-fight brawl

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McGregor, who is currently serving a six month suspension for his part in the UFC 229 post-fight brawl

However, in a major U-turn, UFC veteran Cerrone, 35, told ESPN his potential showdown with McGregor, 30 is on ice as the Irishman refuses to fight in the co-main event.

Cerrone said: “Conor won’t fight unless it’s the main event.

“I don’t know if it’s an ego thing or a status thing for him. I don’t give a s***.

“I’ll fight anyone, anywhere, and I stand by that all the time. I guess he’s a primadonna and only takes main event spots. I don’t know.”

Cowboy revealed the UFC had ideas to match him up in a lightweight showdown with McGregor for April – when the former two-weight champion’s suspension expires.

 Cowboy revealed the UFC had ideas to match him up in a lightweight showdown with McGregor for April - when the former two-weight champion’s suspension expires

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Cowboy revealed the UFC had ideas to match him up in a lightweight showdown with McGregor for April – when the former two-weight champion’s suspension expires

McGregor, who has always expressed a “fight anyone, anywhere” persona, has been blasted by Cerrone, who urged the Irishman to “sign the f***ing paper.”

Cerrone added: “We were all waiting on Conor for April, and he said he wasn’t ready.

"I don’t know how in one breath you can say, ‘I’ll fight anyone, anytime, anywhere,’ and the next one says, ‘I’m not ready for that one.’

“I’m more annoyed that he went radio silent after putting it out. I get it, you want to stay relevant by putting it out there, but then you can’t go radio silent.

“Sack up, b****. Sign the f***ing paper.”

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DONALD CERRONE has been left “annoyed” after his showdown with Conor McGregor fell through – as The Notorious refuses to fight unless he is the main-event.