Conor McGregor Hit With Legal Ban After Rapper Akon Allegedly Registers Infringement Complaint Against UFC Star on X

Published 11/21/2023, 5:59 AM EST

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Conor McGregor’s X account is one of the most entertaining and controversial places on the internet, especially for MMA fans. The Irishman has been out of action for more than 2 years now. However, this hasn’t stopped McGregor from being the center of attention in the world of UFC, and a big credit goes to his social media activities.

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From bold callouts to controversial opinions, ‘The Notorious’ doesn’t shy away from posting anything on his X account. However, things have taken a shocking turn, as the former UFC champion’s X account has been locked!

Conor McGregor locked out of X due to copyright infringement!

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Recently, the Irishman took to his Instagram account to inform his fans about a piece of shocking news. According to his Instagram story, McGregor’s X account has been locked. Moreover, the reason behind this unexpected development is even more astounding!

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“Your account has been locked because X received a compliant Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA” Notice for content posted to your X account),” read the Irishman’s recent Instagram story. To get his account back, McGregor will have to review the social media platform’s copyright policy.

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In his story, the Irishman wrote – “Akon not happy”. Hours ago, McGregor posted a surprising voice note on X. In the voice note, he was singing a rendition of ‘Locked Up’. The song was made by none other than the R&B star, Akon. Fans haven’t heard from Akon yet, but they are curious to know his response about it!

Conor McGregor fighting Dustin Poirier at UFC 300?

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Fans are expecting the Irishman to return at UFC 300 in April. While his return fight isn’t officialised, many believe that he is going to fight Michael Chandler. The two collided as rival coaches at TUF 31, and UFC CEO Dana White had also announced this fight earlier this year.

However, there is a new name popping up as McGregor’s next potential opponent. It is none other than the Irishman’s rival Dustin Poirier. Poirier recently called out ‘The Notorious’ for a fight at UFC 300! “We’ll see. I probably would try to shut him up once and for all. But even if I slap his a** around again, he’s still gonna be chatting,” he said, in a recent interview.

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Moreover, many MMA pundits believe that McGregor vs Poirier is the fight to make for UFC 300. Who do you think should face Conor McGregor in his return fight? Also, what are your opinions about his recent X ban? Let us know in the comments below.

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Sushant Sharma

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I am a 24-year-old MMA enthusiast and a UFC Writer at EssentiallySports. My passion for mixed martial arts has been a significant part of my life for over five years. Having previously trained in boxing, I developed a deep appreciation for combat sports.
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Yeswanth Praveen

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