Conor McGregor accuses UFC commentator Daniel Cormier of being drunk before Dustin Poirer fight
Since his defeat at UFC 264 last month, the Notorious has gone on an angry social media tirade against Poirer and recently mocked the death of Khabib Nurmagomedov's father
Conor McGregor has accused UFC commentator Daniel Cormier of being drunk before his trilogy fight against Dustin Poirer.
Since his defeat at UFC 264 last month, the Notorious has gone on an angry social media tirade against Poirer and recently mocked the death of Khabib Nurmagomedov's father.
Former MMA star Cormier believes that McGregor “crossed the line” with his jibes directed at Nurmagomedov and the Dubliner's comments were likely a “cry for help.”
In response to Cormier’s comments, McGregor posted a since-deleted tweet with a picture of the commentator in a suit during a presenting gig with the caption: “A cry for help if I’ve ever seen one.”
But Cormier hit back on his show DC & RC, saying: “Don’t worry about Daniel Cormier, don’t worry about the things that I’m saying. Don’t worry about how I’m dressing and how I’m looking. Don’t do that. Worry about the dudes that keep beating your ass every time you go into the octagon.”
McGregor responded to the American’s remarks once again in a series of non-deleted tweets on Wednesday evening, where he accused him of “showing up drunk” to media events the day before the UFC 264 fight in Las Vegas.
The 33-year-old wrote: “Daniel Cormier is a fat mess. Getting into worse condition by the day. God bless him.
“Showing up drunk at media events the very day before he was in the booth calling my fight. Drunk at a media event working? The day before being a commentator on the biggest fight in history?
“It is a sackable offense for a commentator to be drunk at press work the day before commentating the big fight. Dreadful! Get it together.
“Belching in the mic at a press event and an all wtf. The day before commenting the big fight? Is this guy serious? Disgraceful.
McGregor then went to mock Cormier’s back issues and his UFC 214 loss to Jon Jones back in 2017.
He continued: “@dc_mma Your back situations just mental too. Your weight and way of life is abysmal. And now drunk at work the day before you commentate a McGregor event? Pitiful.
“Congrats Jon on his head kick KO anniversary over you. Good always defeats evil? Wasn’t sure you were evil. Fakes.”
McGregor’s accusation of Cormier being “drunk” the day before his trilogy fight was in reference to him drinking beer with colleague Laura Sanko during the official UFC 264 weigh-in show.
It appears that Cormier is ready to put their feud to rest, calling for McGregor to “get help” and “stop” quarrelling.
In a deleted tweet, he wrote: “@TheNotoriousMMA we can’t fight, it’s all just talk so stop! Thank you for watching! Get help. Win a fight”
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