The fighter is expected to be on Fight Island when McGregor returns for the first time since January last year and White told the ‘SHOUT!’ Buffalo podcast: “When I fly out there, Khabib is going to be there, too. I’m going to meet with Khabib while I’m there.”
He continued: “In a perfect world, if Conor wins this fight, I’d love to see the rematch with him and Khabib. It’s the biggest fight that can be made, and it’s the fight that makes sense.”
Khabib had initially insisted he would remain retired following the death of his father.
But speaking to RT Sport recently, he said: “Dana and I are in touch and did not discuss the moment with the vacant belt.