Conor McGregor and Kamaru Usman traded words via online media after the Irish UFC warrior blamed the Nigerian for ‘replicating’ his shots.
The Nigerian Nightmare made a fourth fruitful safeguard of his welterweight title on Saturday at UFC 261, after he dropped Jorge Masvidal at 1 moment, 2 seconds of the second round of their battle in Jacksonville, Florida.
After the battle, McGregor blamed Usman for ‘replicating’ his shots” prior to promising to ‘give him a smack for it’ and move up to challenge at 170lbs.
To back up his cases, McGregor additionally posted a little clasp from his battle against Dustin Poirier at UFC 257, a battle he lost through TKO.
Usman in any event, replicating my shots now. Am I to battle this person at some stage?
I suspect as much. Can’t be duplicating my words and my shots and not get a smack for it. I like 170. It’s mine soon. pic.twitter.com/FEQgj9AsAy
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) April 25, 2021
Reacting to McGregor’s remarks, Usman cautioned he would be in for a totally different evening on the off chance that he climbs in weight again to challenge him.
But when I contact you at 170, they go out. They don’t go out at 155 any longer for you. I finish individuals. You get wrapped up. https://t.co/URd8wTHvyZ
— KAMARU USMAN (@USMAN84kg) April 26, 2021
McGregor at that point reacted by reminding Usman he was ringside the night he crushed ‘Cowpoke’ Cerrrone at welterweight, likewise pointing a burrow at ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ for pulling out from a gathering with Gilbert Burns a year ago because of an undisclosed physical issue.
Unwind there, carbuncles. You large patchy back pox. You were ringside last time I battled at 170. 40 seconds is all it took. For what reason did you reschedule Burns battle ? What was the explanation, that was never given to the general population, why that all around marked battle was then rescheduled? https://t.co/RDv3RtaO97
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) April 26, 2021
Conor McGregor is right now preparing to confront Dustin Poirier in a set of three session at UFC 264. The two warriors are at present tied 1-1, going into the third session, with McGregor winning the principal conflict at UFC 178 and Porier getting his hands brought up in the second at UFC 257.
The UFC 264 will occur on July 10 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.