Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Twitter warfare turns ugly

The rivalry between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor continues to develop uglier.

In a sequence of social media posts remodeled the previous a number of days, the feud between the UFC light-weight champion and McGregor has escalated to a disconcerting diploma, with McGregor hurling controversial remarks at Nurmagomedov’s household and Nurmagomedov, in flip, attacking McGregor over latest reviews of the Irishman being below investigation for sexual assault allegation in Eire.

Issues began out normal sufficient, with McGregor responding to an Instagram put up on March 30 that commemorated Nurmagomedov’s 2018 victory over Al Iaquinta at UFC 223, which gained the undefeated Dagestani fighter the UFC light-weight title.

Simply hours later, Nurmagomedov responded to McGregor.

@TheNotoriousMMA cash comes and goes, the consideration that you just misplaced that night won’t ever return, reside with it.
End profession in mma, however begin profession on twitter? #twitterWarrior

— khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) March 31, 2019

The back-and-forth settled there for just a few days, till McGregor reignited it on Tuesday evening with a sequence of private insults hurled at Nurmagomedov and his household, two of which had been subsequently deleted however may be seen beneath (H/T MiddleEasy).

Don’t be frightened of the rematch you little scurrying rat.
You’ll do what you might be advised such as you all the time do.

— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) April three, 2019

The controversial nature of McGregor’s feedback set off Nurmagomedov’s supervisor Ali Abdelaziz, however McGregor finally continued his tirade Wednesday morning by referencing the latest lifetime ban of UFC heavyweight Ruslan Magomedov by USADA.

Speaking shit, this man is insulting somebody’s spouse and making enjoyable of her faith and perception. He doesn’t notice he’s insulting 1.5 billon Muslims. Faith and household is a no no. You’re fucked Connor, let’s see what the media goes to say now. He’s a rapist, and a bitch.

— Ali Abdelaziz (@AliAbdelaziz00) April three, 2019

Wow one other dagestani caught abusing steroids.
That’s 2 out of three on this image busted for steroid abuse, with the latest being busted three occasions in a row and now hit with a lifetime ban.
Wonderful job @JeffNovitzkyUFC.
The one vice that can’t be forgiven is hypocrisy.

— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) April three, 2019

Simply hours later, Nurmagomedov responded once more — and this time he didn’t pull any punches. Nurmagomedov referred to McGregor as a “rapist” and posted a leaked picture of McGregor and 26-year-old Terri Murray, who has claimed to Irish information retailers that McGregor is the daddy of her little one stemming from an alleged 2017 interplay.

That last salvo led UFC president Dana White to problem a press release to Yahoo’s Kevin Iole explaining that “the continuing state of affairs has escalated to a stage that’s unacceptable” and stating that the UFC is “taking the required steps to succeed in out to each athlete camps and this case is being addressed by all events internally.”


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