Conor McGregor nonetheless has UFC 229 on his thoughts as he has a number of issues to get off his chest with regard to one of many greatest fights in UFC historical past with rival Khabib Nurmagomedov.
The occasion befell in October 2018 and served as McGregor’s first combat contained in the Octagon since his cross-boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. The construct up was private to say the least, the end result was Nurmagomedov stopping McGregor through submission in Spherical 4, and the aftermath was ugly when Nurmagomedov left the cage in an try to combat McGregor’s coaching companion Dillon Danis whereas teammate Nurmagomedov’s Zubaira Tukhugov attacked McGregor within the Octagon.
Slightly over 4 years later, McGregor took to Twitter to share some recollections – first, citing a vicious knee that landed Nurmagomedov on the bottom.
“The Infamous” then turned their consideration to commentator Joe Rogan, who reacted to the knee and known as it “unlawful”.
“It was an unlawful knee to the pinnacle of a grounded opponent,” stated McGregor sarcastically. “Shut up, Joe, you idiot. What you speaking about, smash this and smash that? What bought smashed was my knee in his fucking eye socket, proper? Shit, ‘that is a knee to a grounded opponent’, name the police, fuck you.
For good measure, the previous two-division champion has turned his consideration to his outdated foe Nurmagomedov.
The lion king shivers. Unscathed. They will not do something. Wait and I will rise up, I will hit the entire household. On high of the cage, the lot. That is a rattling lion chilling proper there. and a figuring out mouse. pic.twitter.com/23Mt0b3sDp
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 23, 2022
McGregor has been out of motion since struggling a critical leg damage in his UFC 264 loss to Dustin Poirier in July 2021. As for when he’ll return to motion, the 34-year-old stated he could be returning to the USADA check pool in early 2023.
“I am cleared for testing in February,” stated McGregor. “I’ll full my two checks for USADA and we’re scheduling a combat.”