The development further fans the flames of a possible match with Floyd Mayweather.
"As far as real fighting, as far as true, pure unarmed combat — Floyd don't want none of this,” McGregor told a crowd at a nightclub.
"An elephant don't beef with ants,” the ex-boxer said of the Irish UFC champion.
That's a lining with a very clear message.
"Iron" Mike Towell was knocked down twice in the fight that was stopped in the fifth round.
The Mexican star's camp insists that he is still, however, on track to square off with Gennady Golovkin in 2017.
The former light welterweight champion wants to do what he says Floyd Mayweather won't, despite much talk.
The 37-year-old boxing icon plans to fit in training while attending to his duties in the Philippine Senate.
"If I only had to focus on boxing, hell, I'd be neck and neck with Floyd right now," McGregor said.
The wealthy ex-boxer sent a Las Vegas club a 1099 form through his fight-promotion company.