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McGregor: 'I want the gold' at 155, 170 pounds

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Conor McGregor wants to do more than just win back the UFC lightweight title.

The former two-division champion, who will meet Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 on Jan. 18, is also gunning for Kamaru Usman's welterweight belt.

"I like the look of Kamaru Usman, I like the look of Colby (Covington)," McGregor told Oscar Willis of The Mac Life. "I'm open to it all at 170. ... I want the gold. I'm after the gold - 155, 170, they're the belts I am chasing now."

McGregor said he's also willing to square off with top welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal, who beat Nate Diaz for the BMF title in November. However, the Irishman isn't as interested in capturing that belt compared to the actual 170-pound title.

"I wasn't really that happy with how that bad motherf----- thing ended," McGregor said. "I think it's unfinished. In my opinion, that bout is unfinished. It was only getting into a good bout, I believe."

"The Notorious" hasn't fought since he was submitted by lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2018. His last victory came in November 2016.

UFC president Dana White said recently that McGregor will likely challenge the winner of Nurmagomedov versus Tony Ferguson if he beats "Cowboy" later this month.

"Everyone wants it. The boss wants it, Dana wants it, we all want it," McGregor said of a potential rematch against Nurmagomedov. "He can run, but he cannot hide. So I look forward to it."

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