UFC president Dana White has no interest in seeing Conor McGregor fight welterweight champion Kamaru Usman or Jorge Masvidal.
McGregor, who returns to the cage against Donald Cerrone in a welterweight bout at UFC 246 on Saturday, has talked about potentially staying at 170 pounds after he faces "Cowboy."
But White would prefer the former two-division champion to focus on lightweight.
"I think it's pretty common knowledge that Conor and I don't see eye to eye on (him) going to 170," White told The Mac Life's Oscar Willis. "I think that Conor belongs at 155, and that's where he should stay and focus.
"Going after guys like Masvidal and Usman and fights like that, I don't agree with, but that's what makes Conor McGregor Conor McGregor. It's why people love him."
White has said that if the Irishman beats "Cowboy," he'll be next in line to challenge the winner of the bout between lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. That fight is scheduled for UFC 249 on April 18.
McGregor has not competed in the Octagon since an October 2018 loss to Nurmagomedov at UFC 229.
His bout against Cerrone is scheduled to headline the Jan. 18 pay-per-view card, which will take place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.