UFC celebrity Conor McGregor admits he regrets poking enjoyable at MMA rival Tony Ferguson following his ‘vicious’ knockout loss at UFC 274.
The previous dual-weight champion was a eager viewer and tweeted alongside earlier this month as a number of of his rivals entered the octagon through the UFC’s newest pay-per-view present.
McGregor was respectful when addressing the evening’s massive winners Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira, who each known as him out at UFC 274.
Nevertheless, ‘Infamous’ didn’t preserve that very same vitality when speaking about Ferguson, who was actually knocked out for the primary time in his profession by Chandler in Arizona.
“For those who pulled that out of a McDonald’s bag, you’d dip it in sauce and eat and not using a moments thought – little question,” McGregor posted on Twitter within the instant aftermath of UFC 274.
“That might go as a legit rooster nugget. That’s loopy.”
The long-time light-weight rivals have since exchanged pictures at one another by way of social media.
However, after a while to mirror, McGregor claims to really feel regret for mocking Ferguson following his fourth consecutive defeat.
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“I’m upset I went at Tony like that,” The Irishman wrote in a since-deleted Twitter put up.
“Out straight. Wtf staff, this isn’t a pleasant app nor does it encourage good behaviour towards one another. 43 billion, man pull that and say ‘sike’ who give a f***, actually. Nobody. Dip to a dip on the ship. The carry the toys ship. Depart a beast a beast.”
‘Mystic Mac’ is approaching full health after he suffered a catastrophic leg harm at UFC 264 in July 2021, fracturing his tibia and fibula within the first spherical of his trilogy battle with Dustin Poirier.
In current weeks, he has stepped up his coaching forward of his eagerly anticipated return to the octagon, which he says might be at welterweight, ideally towards the present 170lb king Kamaru Usman.
McGregor is unlikely to safe a battle with ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ as he is because of face Leon Edwards subsequent, and the UFC’s greatest star is using a two-fight dropping streak.
Regardless of this, the 33-year-old is actually not wanting choices as potential fights towards Ferguson, Chandler, Oliveira, Poirier, and Nate Diaz all seem like very a lot on the desk for his comeback.
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