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“After a defeat, it is best to do a few fights to get your toes moist,” Tyson instructed Henry Cejudo on “The Fight Card” podcast.
He continued, “Conor, I believe it is best to construct your confidence up and go do what you do: win excitingly.”
Cejudo advised McGregor fight the skidding Tony Ferguson, who was in a position to drop Michael Chandler early earlier than finally getting knocked out by a devastating front kick at UFC 274. Nonetheless, Tyson thinks even that wouldn’t be a simple struggle for McGregor.
“Properly, that’s a troublesome struggle,” Tyson stated. “He’s a warrior, regardless if he loses, He makes thrilling fights. It’s onerous to beat that man. … No big-time man, let him get three fights and construct his confidence again up. Each struggle the opponent goes to the next degree.”
McGregor has misplaced three of his previous 4, along with his lone win in that stretch coming over Donald Cerrone in January 2020. Tyson thinks McGregor wants an analogous kind of bounce-back matchup earlier than preventing somebody elite.
“Even when he wins, he’s gonna get damage within the subsequent struggle, and he can’t struggle the subsequent struggle,” Tyson added. “You get your expertise down, three extra fights, you are feeling good, the beat the final two guys are actually certified opponents, now you return on the market.”