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knock out Conor McGregor told 'you’ll do nothin’ by Dublin TD in new Twitter spat

'You’ll see that EU membership has been good for Ireland & the vaccines have ensured lots of Irish people haven’t died when you were off on some yacht in the Med'

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Conor McGregor (PA)

Conor McGregor (PA)

Conor McGregor (PA)

Outspoken MMA fighter Conor McGregor engaged in a bizarre online sparring match with Dublin TD Neale Richmond on social media last night.

The controversial fighter from Crumlin took to Twitter to vent his views on Covid-19 vaccines and his belief that Ireland should leave the EU.

He also posted a photo of the Fine Gael spokesman on European Affairs cheering at a football match at the Aviva stadium, implying that the politician was under the influence of ecstasy.

“Were you on E in the Aviva last week?” McGregor posted on his Twitter account @TheNotoriousMMA.

“Happy, sweaty sap. Mandate vaccine is coming per EU. But which one even? 1st? 2nd? Boost? Omicron? And the message to be delivered by the same people will just do as they are told.”

But Mr Richmond shot back with a barb of his own, tweeting: “Here champ. It’s Neale. But when you’ve picked up that missing e that was right in front of you, you’ll see that EU membership has been good for Ireland & the vaccines have ensured lots of Irish people haven’t died when you were off on some yacht in the Med.”

But his coup de grace was throwing back McGregor’s famous taunt “you’ll do nothing” which McGregor said to his opponent Nate Diaz during the now infamous press conference ahead of the UFC 202 bout in Las Vegas in August 2016 that descended into a water bottle fight between the pair.

Diaz, clearly angered by McGregor showing up half an hour late for the press conference, walked off the stage uttering expletives to McGregor, who in turn responded:

“Shut your f**kin’ mouth, you’ll do nothing! You’ll do f**kin’ nothing! Not one of you will do nothing!"

McGregor's latest Twitter spat was ignited as the Notorious blasted the government in a series of late night tweets.

In the posts, McGregor called for a conversation about Ireland to withdrawing from the EU and described the government as "lap dogs."

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The ex-champion's social media tweets came after the government announced they were tightening the level od restrictions placed on hospitality in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19.

The government's decision came after a number of EU states introduced mandatory vaccinations in response to the spread of the virus.

McGregor wrote: "Forcing anyone to inject something into their body they do not wish to is abhorrently wrong.

"I am not against vaccines, I am against not having the choice.

"God bless those who think otherwise."

Yesterday, Taoiseach Micheal Martin confirmed that new restrictions are to be introduced in pubs and restaurants - while the recommendations of household gatherings are also to be tightened.

However, McGregor blasted the new rules and suggested Ireland should think about leaving the EU.

He said: "Embarrassing "leadership". Messengers. Lap dogs. Get this system and shred it fully

"Disband nphet. Realign the hse to do it's job. Formed 2005 to assist our hospitals. Instead annihilated. 11.5m public-funded hse money paid to media entities. This year alone. Appalling.

"To be at this level of vaccination % yet going backwards, and attempting now to talk mandating. Laughable.

"Shame on you all in current power. EU lackeys. The tracks of this gravy train will so be realigned and set to its rightful destination of an Irish red brick wall.

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