"If you do a fight that big, you've got do it in Vegas", White told TMZ.
"Gotta go through that first", White said about McGregor's legal situation holding up his return to action.
McGregor isn't due back in court until June 14, and White is very interested in seeing what the law decides.
"We'll see", White said.
Whether it comes to fruition or not, UFC 227 would offer an attractive landing for Diaz's return.
Considering the history between the two fighters and the fact that Nurmagomedov holds the title that McGregor once held, but didn't lose in a fight, it could also be one of the biggest UFC fights in history. Who knows what route they'll end up going down, but if he's to fight at his natural weight class of 155 lb, perhaps bouts against Eddie Alvarez, Dustin Poirier, Kevin Lee or Justin Gaethje would make sense.
The pay-per-view event, which takes place at Staples Center in the fighter's home state of California, has already had a bantamweight title fight between T.J. Dillashaw and Cody Garbrandt confirmed.
There's been a lot of talk about this Khabib fight and it seems to be brewing towards this one.
"So he's not looking at, in Brooklyn, generally, you wouldn't get jail time for this, especially if it's your first offense, which I understand this is".