Conor McGregor BLASTS ‘f****** tick’ Joe Rogan after the veteran commentator claimed the Irishman was getting ‘SMASHED’ throughout his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2018
- Conor McGregor has taken to Twitter to criticise Joe Rogan’s commentary
- Rogan commentated on McGregor’s defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2018
- In the course of the second spherical Rogan claimed the Irishman was getting ‘smashed’
- Nurmagomedov in the end would defeat McGregor by way of fourth-round submission
Conor McGregor has taken to Twitter to share his dissatisfaction with Joe Rogan’s commentary in his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov.
After a short retirement from MMA, McGregor returned to the Octagon after practically two years away when he confronted Nurmagomedov in the primary occasion of UFC 228 in 2018.
The Irishman fared higher than many anticipated in defending his opponent’s grappling-heavy offense within the first spherical, however was dropped by a punch within the second.
Conor McGregor has taken to to social media to criticise Joe Rogan for his commentary on the UFC 228 primary occasion
Rogan claimed throughout the combat that McGregor was being ‘smashed’ by his opponent, Khabib Nurmagomedov
With a dominant place secured, Nurmagomedov started raining down strikes on the Irishman prompting Rogan to say on commentary that McGregor was getting ‘smashed’.
Nurmagomedov would in the end go on to win the combat by way of fourth-round submission, however Rogan’s evaluation of the motion appeared to have struck a nerve greater than 4 years later.
Writing on Twitter, McGregor shared a video of an unlawful knee that he landed on Nurmagomedov throughout the combat.
‘I name this knee strike ‘the springbok’ Bear in mind reebok? Ye properly that is springbok. You ever see a springbok bounce? Properly simply take a look at that knee springbok into this eye sock hahahaja I am the goat of unseen pictures. That is with out query.’
In the course of the combat McGregor landed an unlawful knee while grounded in opposition to the Russian
Taking goal straight at Rogan, McGregor uploaded a Twitter Voice, mocking the commentator by adopting an faux-American accent.
‘That was an unlawful knee on the top of a grounded opponent, shut up, Joe, you little idiot, ye. What are you speaking about, smash this and smash that?
‘What was smashed was my knee into his f******’ eye socket, yeah? S***… ‘That is a knee to a grounded opponent!’ Name the cops! F****** tick, ya.’
Dubbing the approach ‘the springbok’ McGregor posted a collection of tweets criticising Rogan’s evaluation
The previous two-weight UFC champion additionally shared a photograph of a bloody Donald Cerrone after their UFC 246 bout, accompanied with caption asking Rogan if he had ‘ever (seen) me like that? By no means.’
The 34-year-old has not fought since struggling a damaged tibia in his trilogy bout with Dustin Poirier in July of final yr.
Nevertheless, McGregor did just lately supply an replace when it comes to his return to motion by stating that he intends on re-entering the UFC’s drug testing pool in February.