“Talk is Cheap” – WWE Legend Iron Sheik Sends a Harsh Message to ‘Jabroni’ Conor McGregor

Published 07/12/2021, 11:19 AM EDT


UFC 264 looked to settle the score between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. Although the result went in Poirier’s favor, it was only because the ‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor broke his ankle during the fight. This meant Dustin Poirier got a TKO victory, instead of a more convincing one.

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McGregor’s brutal injury caught fire across the globe. However, his promo after suffering the injury and technically losing the fight also garnered some huge reactions. Why? Because McGregor mentioned Poirier’s wife again.


Many expressed displeasure over those comments, including WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley. And now, another WWE icon has joined in the bandwagon to school Conor, but in a way only he can!

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WWE Legend The Iron Sheik makes fun of Conor McGregor after brutal injury at UFC 264

We all know WWE Hall of Famer The Iron Sheik and how dominant he was during his era. He wasn’t just dominant, but was an absolute beast physically who put down many opponents to his dreaded Camel Clutch.

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Despite having retired decades ago, the Iron Sheik is a top star on Twitter. Quite literally! He has almost 600K followers and is known for his unfiltered comments on whomsoever it may be, especially using the word ‘JABRONI!’

The Sheik doesn’t back down on commenting on anyone, and he did exactly that following the main event fight at UFC 264. It seems like the former WWE Champion didn’t really like the ‘Notorious‘ one’s comments post-fight and decided to school him in his style.

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He took to Twitter and sent a clear message to McGregor saying talk is cheap. His usage of the word ‘McNuggets’ is a call back to UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson who coined the nickname originally. And just in case you’re wondering, he also called him a JABRONI! After all, Iron Sheik’s tweets would be incomplete without it.

Would you like to call Conor McGregor as ‘Conor McNuggets?’ Or is The Sheik being harsh with him? Let us know in the comments below!

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Ishan Chavan

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Ishan Chavan is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Being a Journalism graduate, Ishan has over six years of experience in the Media Production Industry, having worked with Viacom 18's streaming platform, Voot. A wrestling fan since childhood, Ishan's favorite wrestlers are Daniel Bryan, AJ Styles, and Chris Jericho as he feels these three have the perfect blend of wrestling and promo skills, especially Jericho.

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