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Fury-ous Conor McGregor slams Tyson Fury for praising his UFC rival Khabib Nurmagomedov

Khabib officially retired from UFC last year, eradicating any chance of a rematch, and McGregor just can’t seem to let it go

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McGregor losing to Khabib. Pic: Sportsfile

McGregor losing to Khabib. Pic: Sportsfile

McGregor losing to Khabib. Pic: Sportsfile

Conor McGregor has slammed Tyson Fury for showing support for his rival Khabib Nurmagomedov.

The Notorious lost out to the Russian during UFC 229 back in October 2018, with the fight being the most-bought event in the promotion's history.

Khabib officially retired from UFC last year, eradicating any chance of a rematch, and McGregor just can’t seem to let it go.

Now, the Dubliner has hit out at world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury after he tweeted that Khabib did his career “right” by retiring on a high.

Taking to Twitter earlier this month, he said: “This man did it right. Got in & won & got out on top. Big respect @TeamKhabib.”

But McGregor was less than impressed to see his rival receiving any sort of praise and shot back at the Englishman for not stepping in when Billy Joe Saunders’ dad was shoved by security at the Canelo Alvarez fight last year.

“Yup the Joyces. Big Joe! U bottled it with Billy joe Da, what were you doing there?” the 33-year-old said in a now deleted tweet.

“U Left him, Versace t*** U.Done.Nothing. Ya's did it right ye right hahahahaaj. Even when I'm wrong i'm right. Who did it right? The Mac daddy tonight, in house. Miami d12! Bahamas #skyjuice”

Saunders lost to Canelo Alvarez in Texas in May 2021 and after the fight his father Tom Saunders tried to reach his son in the ring to console him.

However, he was violently to the ground by a member of security, leading to an altercation breaking out with other members of Saunders’ team.

Fury, who is a close friend of Saunders, did not physically get involved in the brawl and stood by as chaos unfolded.

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Instead, he tried to verbally break up the fight – hence McGregor's jibe that he “bottled it".

McGregor hasn’t stepped foot in the octagon since last July when he lost his trilogy fight against American Dustin Poirier.

He has been recovering from a leg injury ever since, with plans to return to the ring this summer.

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