KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV insists Conor McGregor has taken their feud also considerably by mocking the demise of his father.
The former two-division champion shocked the blended martial arts globe last by mocking the loss of life of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, tweeting: “Covid is great and father is evil?”
McGregor’s swiftly-deleted tweet was a reference to the congratulatory tweet Nurmagomedov despatched Dustin Poirier immediately after UFC 264, in which the Russian claimed: “Fantastic normally defeats evil.”
When questioned if he thinks the Irishman has crossed the line, Nurmagomedov informed TMZ: “I assume so.”
Russia’s to start with UFC champion was then requested what he assumed of his bitter rival’s feedback.
As he walked away from the digicam, the previous UFC light-weight winner shouted: “Awful!”
McGregor’s tasteless tweet also drew the ire of Nurmagomedov’s supervisor Ali Abdelaziz, who ripped the Irishman following currently being asked about a likely rematch between the pair.
The Dominance MMA main informed ESNews: “Brother, Conor is not even a higher-level fighter any longer.
“He needs to function on his existence. He does not need to have to fight any more.”
Nurmagomedov, 32, locked horns with McGregor nearly a few many years in the past in the most important event of UFC 229 in Las Vegas.
The Dagestani destroyer gained the blockbuster fight – the greatest in UFC historical past – via fourth-round submission prior to sparking a mass brawl a few moments afterwards.
Nurmagomedov would go on to protect the light-weight title two more occasions in advance of asserting his retirement from MMA last Oct.
His exit from the activity enraged McGregor, who recently explained to ESPN: “Where’s he gone however?
“Where’s he now? Yeah, why? He went sprinting.
“He is gone, s**t his jocks, turned fats and is driving off… He is done almost nothing in the activity.
“F**k all he’s carried out in the sport.”
McGregor is at the moment on the sidelines recovering from the damaged leg he endured in his UFC 264 trilogy struggle with Poirier previous thirty day period.
The Irishman a short while ago claimed to have long gone into the series decider with a number of fractures in his still left leg, expressing: “The leg is improved than at any time.
“I was injured likely into the battle. Individuals are inquiring me, ‘When was the leg broke?
“At what place did the leg break?’ Ask Dana White, request the UFC, request Dr. Davidson, the head doctor of the UFC.
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“They understood, I had pressure fractures in my leg likely into that cage.
“There was discussion about pulling the detail out simply because I was sparring without having shin pads and I would kick the knee a couple moments.
“So I had several tension fractures in the shin bone previously mentioned the ankle and then I have trouble with the ankle anyway in the course of the decades of f***ing preventing all the time.”