October 5, 2022

As he typically does, Conor McGregor tweeted alongside as UFC 278 happened on the Vivint Area in Salt Lake Metropolis on Saturday evening.

The previous dual-weight champion couldn’t resist taking a pop at Khabib Nurmagomedov after watching Jose Aldo lose on the undercard however saved most of his feedback for the primary occasion.

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McGregor commented on Aldo’s loss at UFC 278

Lengthy-time welterweight champion Kamaru Usman seemed to be coasting to victory in opposition to Leon Edwards till the Englishman landed an enormous head kick knockout within the fifth and closing spherical.

After ‘Rocky’ shocked the world along with his come-from-behind victory at UFC 278, ‘Infamous’ advised that Usman was the grasp of his personal downfall in his failed title defence.

McGregor tweeted: “Not even a comparatively excessive kick. Totally leaned into his personal demise. One leaned his technique to victory. One other leaned his technique to demise. Loopy sport, I really like!”

Previous to that, the 34-year-old couldn’t resist revelling within the defeat of the person he has gone backwards and forwards with on social media all through the years.

Edwards is just the second British champ in UFC history

Edwards is simply the second British champ in UFC historical past

Usman was knocked out for the first time in his career

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Usman was knocked out for the primary time in his profession


“Hahahahahhhahajaaj,” McGregor wrote. Usman gonna come out saying he from Pluto after that smack hahah Marty inexperienced pants from Pluto

“Mi no lika the boi no sleep dem man hahahaha t*** received t***ted.”

Between posts mocking Usman, ‘Mystic Mac’ did take time to congratulate Edwards who simply so occurs to be managed by the identical staff because the Irishman.

“Similar to that child, what a recreation! Big congrats Paradigm Sports activities and Leon Edwards! ANOTHER CHAMPION,” McGregor continued.

“An incredible scene to witness! Big congrats Leon! An actual good, stable and devoted blended martial artist! The united kingdom’s second solely ufc champion! Unbelievable! Congrats mate!”

‘Notorious’ was the first dual-weight champion in UFC history

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‘Infamous’ was the primary dual-weight champion in UFC historical past

He now wants a shot at welterweight gold after bulking up during his time away from fighting

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He now needs a shot at welterweight gold after bulking up throughout his time away from combating

Earlier than the UFC 278 principal occasion even received going, McGregor made clear he’d ‘love a crack’ on the welterweight title after beforehand claiming he needs to compete for the 170lb strap when he returns to motion.

Throughout his time away from the game as a result of damage, McGregor has significantly bulked up and now sees himself competing at welterweight transferring ahead.

Regardless of the actual fact many individuals believed he’s undersized for the division; the UFC famous person is assured he can win the title on the weight class and develop into the primary three-weight champion in UFC historical past.

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First issues first, McGregor must get again within the Octagon for the primary time since July 2021 and enhance the shape that has seen him win only one battle since 2016.