McGregor says MMA, not Pacquiao, is next on agenda

Conor McGregor is putting a potential boxing match with Manny Pacquiao on the backburner, saying he wants a "true fight" in mixed martial arts to be his next bout.

Asked by TMZ whether he will box again after being schooled by Floyd Mayweather in August, McGregor responded: "We'll see what happens. ... I think a true fight is what I want to do next."

Pressed about what he meant by a "true fight," McGregor confirmed he was referring to MMA.

Pacquiao said earlier this month that preliminary talks had begun over a boxing match between him and McGregor.

"What about Pacquiao? Conor, would you fight Pacquiao?" a TMZ reporter asked.

McGregor stressed: "MMA next."

McGregor also bluntly ruled out switching to wrestling.

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