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McGregor and Nurmagomedov trade barbs on Twitter

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and contender Khabib Nurmagomedov traded Twitter salvos, but McGregor isn't interested in anything other than a payday.


Kahron Spearman


UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and high-ranking contender Khabib Nurmagomedov traded Twitter salvos.

But it's becoming clearer every day that McGregor isn't interested in anything other than securing the bag - a big bag.

Nurmagomedov, the injury-prone but incredibly talented lightweight, is seen as the one fighter who could destroy McGregor if given the opportunity.

(From tweet) Truly truly truly get on your fucking knees and beg me. Otherwise I don't give a bollox. My whiskey is out this year and thats Diddy bread.

Conor McGregor
UFC lightweight champion

"If Conor McGregor fights next year, thatll be awesome," said UFC president Dana White recently said on Fox Sports' Undisputed. "If Conor McGregor doesnt fight, the UFC is going to go on. Ive been hearing this since 2003. What are you going to do when Chuck Liddells gone? What are you going to do when Georges St-Pierre leaves? Youre in big trouble when Anderson Silvas gone! The list goes on and on. Ronda Rousey. Last year was the best in the companys history. So were going to keep finding new talent and putting on the best fights in the world. Thats what were going to continue to do, with or without anybody."

There may be something to that, however all of those he listed ran out of gas on their own. They carried the UFC until they were physically or mentally spent.

McGregor is clearly neither.

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