‘A Cry for Help if I Ever Seen One’- Conor McGregor Hits Back at Daniel Cormier in a Deleted Tweet

Published 08/07/2021, 11:06 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – JANUARY 18: Conor McGregor of Ireland speaks to the media following the UFC 246 event at T-Mobile Arena on January 18, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


Conor McGregor’s war of words on Khabib Nurmagomedov has been unrelenting. ‘The Notorious’ has spared no one, be it Nurmagomedov’s manager, teammates, or anyone in between. The most recent victim of McGregor’s tweets was the former heavyweight champion of the world, Daniel Cormier. 

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‘DC’ is covering UFC 265 as a play-by-play commentator. McGregor posted a picture of Cormier doing his duties with the caption, “A Cry for help if I ever seen one”, seemingly hitting out at Cormier for his recent comments. 

McGregor made a few ill-advised comments regarding COVID and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father, Abdulmanap. McGregor put out a tweet that said “Covid is good and father is evil?” This was in response to ‘The Eagle’s’ tweet following the result at UFC 264. 

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In an interview, Cormier mentioned that the comments made by ‘The Notorious’ were a cry for help and that he needed to seek help for the same. It appears as though those comments reached ‘The Notorious’, who replied befittingly. 

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Conor McGregor to stay active during his rehab period

McGregor suffered a nasty leg injury at UFC 264. The former champ-champ snapped his tibia and fibula when ‘The Diamond’ checked a kick thrown by him. The seriousness of the injury means that McGregor will be out for the better part of a year. However, a broken leg will not dampen the fighting spirit in the Irishman. 

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Recent reports suggest that Conor McGregor will partake in a wheelchair exhibition boxing match. The fight will be for charity and will most likely take place in his home country of Ireland. 

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This is one of the many reasons why McGregor has such a huge cult following. Not many fighters would have accepted a fresh challenge whilst injured. Although recent results have not gone his way, the love for the sport still burns bright in McGregor. Now, fans will be hoping that the activity during an injury will help McGregor when he makes his return to the octagon. 

What do you make of Conor McGregor’s recent comments on Daniel Cormier? Let us know in the comments below. 

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Kevin Binoy

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Kevin Binoy is an MMA author at EssentiallySports. He earned a Bachelor's degree from Fergusson College and has been covering sports professionally for over two years. Besides working with the MMA writing team, Kevin is a core member of the organization's web stories team and is responsible for delivering engaging MMA web stories.

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