But McGregor shot that down real fast - insulting the sweet science in the process. saying, "I think a true right is what I want to do next".
Due to the financial success of the fight, however, McGregor's future inside the Octagon has since been unclear.
Alrighty. So, while signing McGregor's next bout could take some time, it seems clear he intends to fight in the Octagon next.
"We'll see what happens", McGregor told TMZ in NY on Friday. A real fight. What's a real fight?
McGregor lost a 10th-round TKO to Floyd Mayweather in a lucrative boxing match in August.
It made 4.3m pay-per-view buys in North America, second only to Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao's 4.6m in 2015.
"F-- the WWE", McGregor said.
In the 10th, Mayweather moved in for kill pinning a visibly worn out McGregor against the ropes and landing a flurry of punches when the referee stepped in to stop the fight.
McGregor (21-3) is a two-weight UFC champion and now holds the lightweight title.