Paulie Malignaggi, who sparred with McGregor in the lead-up to the Mayweather fight, before the pair had a falling out, has also expressed his interest in a showdown.
Immediately after his unsuccessful boxing debut, McGregor refused to rule out the opportunity of returning to the ring.
Diaz was offered an interim lightweight title fight against Tony Ferguson during the summer as well as a shot at welterweight champion Tyron Woodley but obviously neither fight came together.
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The eight-weight world champion has revealed he has approached the Irishman about a lucrative bout.
"In the Philippines we don't have a problem (producing good boxers)", said Pacquiao, a hero in his home country and also a senator.
If the McGregor-Pacquiao match happens, it will be only McGregor's second professional boxing match. "But we have not yet had any follow-up conversations".
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Manny Pacquiao said Friday that he's already started talks to schedule a fight with him. McGregor hasn't fought since the Mayweather match and still hasn't had an MMA match since November 2016.
"It depends who they can finalise as my opponent by April", he said.
Pacquiao (59-7-2) hasn't fought since July when he lost his WBO welterweight title by decision against upstart Jeff Horn in Australia.
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