Why would Darren Till settle for Conor McGregor's two UFC titles when he can top him with three?

Finding it hard to keep up with Darren Tills laundry list of welterweight targets?
Fear not, because hes here to offer you a quick summary.
I want (Kamaru (Usman). I want (Stephen Thompson). If Gunnar (Nelson) was in the top 10, Id want him but I still want him, Till told host Layla Anna-Le in the most recent episode of “UFC Connected.” “And obviously I want the champ, but I dont feel Ive earned that right at the moment. I want Colby (Covington), because hes a snitch.None of it is breaking news. Since his career-boosting knockout win over former lightweight title challenger Donald Cerrone in October, Till (16-0-1 MMA, 4-0-1 UFC)hasnt been shy about voicing his desires including names that didn’t make this particular list like that of former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos.Whether its taking matchmaking into his own hands on Twitter or casually bringing up hisgoals of grandeur, the Brit is obviously fine with aiming high. Which is not to say he’s out of touch with reality.
I want Colby, but I dont think Ill get Colby, Till pondered. “Maybe Colby’s earned the right for a title shot right now. I dont know. Hes like on a five-, (six-fight) winning streak, so no matter what type of guy he is outside the cage, hes earned that right.
“Maybe I havent earned that right to fight Colby right now.For someone who isnt that picky, it seems strange that Till remains unbooked since October. Especially considering that the unbeaten Liverpool native would seem like a shoo-in for UFC Fight Night 127, which takes place in London on Saturday. In fact, for a while there it seemed he even had a more-than-willing dancing partner in Nelson.Till later toldESPN.com that an illness would have meant a shorter training camp. So he took his coach’s advice not to fight that night. He will still be in attendance at the event, which streams live on UFC Fight Pass fromThe O2 in London, but only as a guest fighter.
Despite not knowing what comes next, Till relishes knowing that people care enough to keep asking.
“I know that everyones anticipating the UFCs next move with myself, Till said. “Whatever they do, people are going to get excited about it. So that makes me happy. A little sense of achievement, that people are really looking forward to see Darren Tills next move.”
Till feels good about his perspectives for 2018 which judging by how 2017 went down, is understandable. After a long, injury-motivated layoff, Till came back with a vengeance, capping off a three-fight winning streak with the memorable demolition of Cerrone.
How far can he go from here, you ask?
“There’s not how far can I go; theres how far do I want to go, Till said. “Where do I want to take it? Do I want to just stop at welterweight? No. Do I want to stop at middleweight? No. Light heavyweight? Yeah. Eat lots of food heavyweight? Yeah. I just want to fight everyone.
“I want to be the best ever. I dont just want to fight four to five guys, make a bunch of money and just say, Im done with fighting.”Given Till’s big-talking ways, comparisons to yet another big-talking, fast-rising European name were bound to come up at some point. And, given how well life has shaped up for UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor, you can do worse than aiming toward that.
But Till? He’s aiming higher.
“For me to be the best and be the be considered the best of all time, I cant just win one belt or two, because then people will just put me in the same level as Conor,” Till said. “I want to win three. Thats just an ambition and a dream, and I know I can do it and its possible.
To hear more from Till, check out the most recent episode of “UFC Connected” above.And for more on the upcoming UFC schedule, visit theUFC Rumors section of the site.

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