While Conor McGregor has yet to officially respond to the UFC's decision to strip him of the featherweight title, it appears as though he has been busy behind the scenes.
McGregor has been issued a boxing license in the state of California, according to his management team.
"He got a license today and a federal ID," California State Athletic Commission executive officer Andy Foster confirmed with MMAFighting.com. "He's a California boxer now."
This news comes just days after the UFC unceremoniously stripped McGregor of his 145-pound title, which he won less than 12 months ago, and named Jose Aldo the new champion. He remains the UFC lightweight champion.
Both McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. have been teasing a super-fight via the media as of late, but no concrete plans have been made for them to box at this time, per sources.
"He's qualified [as a boxer]," Foster said. "I'd love to see him fight in California. It just needs to be the right opponent. Certainly a high-level opponent. We're happy to license him. We're happy he's a California fighter."