“A Real Classic Bad Moth****er” – Conor McGregor Impressed With Ariel Helwani’s Video of Chael Sonnen Trash Talking

Published 09/25/2022, 7:47 AM EDT

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Conor McGregor is inarguably the brightest star of the UFC. His awesome striking and decimating trash talks have earned him the humongous stature that he has in the sport today. Besides his phenomenal octagon persona, ‘Mystic Mac’ has an enormous following on social media.

The former UFC champion definitely has some ‘Twitter fingers’ as he keeps posting and replying to people on various social media platforms. Such an instance came up when ‘The Notorious One’, replied to one of Ariel Helwani’s tweets.


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A clip of Chael Sonnen’s classic trash-talk got a reply from Conor McGregor

In the video, Helwani interviewed Chael Sonnen ahead of one of his bouts against Anderson Silva. Upon being asked how the fight might go, the challenger replied, “It’ll be a verbal beating. Anderson Silva will be in tears before it’s all over.” It was evident why Chael Sonnen was considered one of the best trash talkers in the UFC.



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This tweet from Helwani caught McGregor’s attention, as we all know he stands above all when it comes to trash talking.

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‘The Notorious One’ replied to Helwani, “a real classic bad moth******er is Chael P. Gotta give it to him.” It was apparent that McGregor couldn’t help liking Sonnen’s trash-talking.

What the fans had to say about Ariel Helwani’s tweet?

Both Helwani and McGregor received a lot of replies for their tweets, although there were some who replied to only one of them. A Twitter user claimed the journalist was excited when McGregor replied to his tweet. His words themselves were proof of the stature that ‘The Notorious’ holds in this sport.

Another fan thought that although Sonnen was a good trash talker, McGregor will take the cup when it came to trash talking. The user also posted a video of McGregor’s blistering trash talk.


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MMA fans all over the world know that ‘trash-talking’ is one of the prime characteristics of this sport. It attracts a lot more people, thereby increasing its followers.

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Although liking or disliking ‘trash-talks’ is entirely up to each individual person, it can’t be denied that ‘trash-talking’ has helped MMA gain popularity over the years.

Which type of fighters do you like? The ‘Humble’ ones or the ‘Trash-talking’ ones?


Written by:

Souvik Roy


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Souvik Roy is currently a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. An avid UFC follower, Souvik combined his love for the sport and his passion for words to turn his interest into his Livelihood. A Diploma holder in Electrical Engineering, Souvik has worked as a Freelance Link Builder and Content Writer previously and wrote for various clients and businesses.
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Reubyn Coutinho