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MMA Mountain Conor McGregor baffles US fans as he compares his muscles to the Sugarloaf

Is that the sugarloaf, no it’s me traps get your boots on," McGregor wrote

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Conor has been branded a 'little rich weirdo' by former MMA star Chael Sonnen

Conor has been branded a 'little rich weirdo' by former MMA star Chael Sonnen

Conor has been branded a 'little rich weirdo' by former MMA star Chael Sonnen

Conor McGregor has left his US fans baffled after comparing his trapezius muscles - to Wicklow's Sugarloaf Mountain.

The Crumlin-born MMA star posted about his 'traps' on social media today after a series of late night tweets about his loss in UFC 264 to Dustin Poirier at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

“Is that the sugarloaf, no it’s me traps get your boots on. Build with @mcgregorfast #12” .

The Sugarloaf Mountain - which stands at 501 metres tall - is one of Ireland's best-known hiking destinations and provides a great view of Dublin from the summit.

Last night, McGregor took to social media and showed he was still refusing to accept he was outclassed by Dustin Poirier.

The Dubliner lost his second lightweight match in a row to the 32-year-old from Louisiana in July of 2021 after breaking his leg.

Taking to Twitter, the Crumlin native discussed how to defend kimuras, after Islam Makhachev tore through Dan Hooker with a first-round kimura and almost broke his arm at UFC 267 over the weekend.

Citing his own use of the knee and argued with fans that the strike should be legalised.

“Defence to the kimura. Stop that step over the head at all cost. Keep that hand wrapped around the back to stop it and be presented with a lovely opportunity to knee the eyeball. I call it the springbok knee. Legalize!!!,” he wrote.

“Lol so basically no solution without cheating,” one user responded to which McGregor said: “The knee was a sweetener but I could have sat there all day even without. That kimura, which was fully locked and gripped, was not getting finished.”

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“Score first. Check the trilogy. I was up 8 low kicks to 1 before the injury,” he remarked.

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Conor McGregor training. Photo: Facebook

Conor McGregor training. Photo: Facebook

Conor McGregor training. Photo: Facebook

Tweeting a video of the incident, Conor said he would have won the match and called referees “Rats.”

“Good angle. Can see the leg was broke before I even stood up.

"It was broke before the guillotine even. It’s why I went for it. 4 shots to zero here in this clip to close the fight before the injury. This fight was going my way 100%. But big congrats lads hahaha ye right. Rats.”

Despite the sore loss, the 33-year-old has promised the “greatest comeback in sports history.”

Sharing a video of his first time back on the pads he said: “What a buzz!

“I’ll be back, bitches!” Back with a vengeance! Thank you to all my doctors and my team for getting me this far so soon after surgery!

"There is work to be done but doing work is what I’m known for. Strap yourselves in for the greatest comeback in sports history!”

With two fights remaining on his current contract with UFC, McGregor no doubt has his eye on climbing back up the UFC's lightweight top 10 fighters after slipping down the rankings from fourth to seventh place.

The MMA fighter hit headlines earlier this week after a young woman allegedly known to McGregor brought a personal injury claim against him in the High Court.

The case is one of two taken against the sports star over events alleged to have taken place in 2018. No details of her claim have been aired in court.

The woman has also sued an associate of McGregor, however Conor denies any wrong doing.

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