‘I’m Sick of These Little Fools’ – Conor McGregor Trashes Khabib Nurmagomedov for Disrespecting Jose Aldo

Published 08/21/2021, 9:43 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 20: Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov faces-off with Conor McGregor during the UFC 229 Press Conference at Radio City Music Hall on September 20, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)


Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov are two of the most popular fighters in UFC history. Both fighters have a tremendous fan following and have also faced each other inside the Octagon. ‘Notorious’ and McGregor faced each other at the UFC 229 event, ‘The Eagle’ had won that fight via a 4th round submission.

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Ever since then, both fighters have constantly taken digs at each other. Now, during a recent interview, McGregor has responded to certain comments ‘The Eagle’ had made about Jose Aldo. During an interview, Nurmagomedov had talked about how he does not think Aldo can reach his peak form again.

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Recently McGregor has come to Aldo’s support and has slammed Nurmagomedov for his comments. During a recent Instagram Live Q&A session, ‘Notorious’ talked about the same. He said, “Another press conference. What’s he even doing? More talking, is he? And then disrespecting Aldo. The little fool of a thing. I’m sick of these little fools mouthing about people.”

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Interestingly, McGregor had himself taken various shots at Aldo when the pair faced each other back in December 2015. Therefore, seeing ‘Notorious’ come in support of Aldo and slamming Nurmagomedov seemed very surprising.

Conor McGregor had threatened Jose Aldo prior to their UFC clash

While ‘Notorious’ has now come to Aldo’s support and taken shots at Nurmagomedov for his comments. There was a time when McGregor himself took various shots at ‘Junior’.

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Prior to their fight at UFC 194, ‘Notorious’ had made some comments on Aldo, which many people thought were over the line. He had said, “For him to say he’s the king and I’m the joker if this was a different time, I would invade his favela on horseback and kill everyone that is not fit to walk. But we are in a new time, So I’ll just whoop his a**”

Aldo is currently riding high on a 2 fight win streak and while Nurmagomedov does not believe the fighter can reach the top. Surprisingly, his old rival McGregor believes in him.

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What did you make of McGregor’s reaction to Nurmagomedov’s comments on Aldo? Let us know in the comments.

 

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Paras Pande

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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