The odds of a rematch involving Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor might be all but useless, but the two are nonetheless sparring verbally in the aftermath of UFC 257.
UFC 257 noticed Conor McGregor reduce for the 2nd time in three fights when Dustin Poirier defeated him by way of TKO. Of training course, the other loss McGregor endured all through this stint was to none other than reigning light-weight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. As the general public is very well mindful, McGregor and Nurmagomedov have no like missing for one another, so it should really occur as no surprise that the winner was rapid to insert his two cents on McGregor’s downfall in the UFC 257 primary party:
“This is what took place, when you alter your team, go away the sparring partners who designed you a winner and sparring with tiny children, much absent from actuality,” Khabib posted on Twitter.
When confronted with Khabib’s comments at the UFC 257 write-up-struggle push meeting, he supplied a fiery McGregor response.
“My crew has been the crew due to the fact day 1,” McGregor explained. “I’ve not transformed everything. It is what it is. Respect the athletes. And that’s the character of the male for confident, guiding the mask. And whatever. What is he want to do? Does he want to arrive back or no? Since he’s not throwing no leg kicks.”
McGregor’s dismissal of Khabib’s opinions generally stems from his perception that the consequence of the struggle was influenced additional by what Poirier did nicely than any flaw in his struggle preparations.
“Like I claimed, designs make fights,” McGregor stated. “Every combat is a various fight. That’s why all this prestige and all that that folks consider to maintain onto, I never maintain on to that. Whether or not another person has many wins or a number of losses, every fight between every man is diverse. And that is it. Dustin’s style just performed into it now. And he has the longevity, he has experience, and he has that leg kick now in his arsenal. And I’ll regulate and hold likely.”
The Irish Superstar would close his response with a remaining and familiar proposal for Nurmagomedov.
“But if he needs to have his disrespectful feedback, appear back again and let us go once more, male,” McGregor said. “I’m here for it. That is battling speak. So if you are coming again, appear back again. You try out and do it. So that’s that.”
What are your ideas on this trade amongst Khabib and Conor McGregor in the UFC 257 aftermath?