Luka Doncic’s Mavericks Star JaVale McGee Crosses the Line With Bizarre Statement on Conor McGregor’s Fiancè Dee Devlin

Published 03/21/2023, 10:40 AM EDT

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UFC superstar Conor McGregor is the type of personality whose presence encompasses all disciplines – from sports to business and now even Hollywood. While there’s no doubt that the Irishman relishes the immense popularity that he commands, sometimes it gets out of hand. And unwanted attention is one of the drawbacks of being too famous – which he is quite aware of.

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For instance, the former double champ was recently in the cross-hair of a rather unusual individual in the form of Dallas Mavericks star JaVale McGee. The NBA star who plays alongside Luka Doncic had made a remark on McGregor in a very recent Facebook post to the bewilderment of fans. Since the fighter hasn’t responded, fans wondered why the NBA star pulled this bizarre stunt out of the blue.

Fans react to NBA star trolling Conor McGregor with the Irishman’s classic line 

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Making a reference to McGregor’s infamous statement to Dustin Poirier, McGee posted a status on Facebook tagging McGregor, much to the amusement of fans.

Some fans pointed out that maybe the NBA star’s account ended up getting hacked.

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“Bro hacked”

“hacked again”

Moreover, an MMA fan got involved in it as well, asking McGregor to end the man.

“Connor McGregor end this man please”

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Another individual pointed out the wrong McGregor tag.

“You spelled his name wrong but this is top tier trolling”

The majority of them were just amused at the turn of events.

“Bro Tryna

be relevant”

“who even is this guy”

“Let the fight begin”

The MMA community expect the UFC star to make his return to the octagon this year.

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Despite all the noise taking place outside the octagon, fans expect McGregor to make a strong comeback this year. More importantly, he is back in the mix of the title picture with his stint at the TUF house against Michael Chandler following his loss to Poirier.

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But although his comeback is imminent, it’s the issue with USADA’s regulations that appears to be a hurdle for the 34-year-old.

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While this seems to be the missing piece in his comeback story, McGregor has managed to stay in the spotlight despite his absence. Which makes his return a much-awaited event for MMA fans worldwide. What do you make of the NBA star’s post? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Pragjyoti Singh

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Pragjyoti is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. He is extremely passionate about MMA and has a good understanding of the sport and its technicalities. Having trained in the sport along with a passion for journalism, it has helped him develop a keen interest in the UFC and anything related to the promotion.
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