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Conor McGregor says there is 'no beef' between him and Machine Gun Kelly

'Come to the next fight. Come watch me perform any time. I’ll perform, no problem'

Conor McGregor attended the VMAs with partner Dee Devlin but was apparently involved in a scuffle with US rapper Machine Gun Kelly (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Neil Fetherstonhaugh

Conor McGregor has said there is “no beef” between him and Machine Gun Kelly as he invited the rapper to his next fight.

The 33-year-old UFC star was quizzed about the altercation at the recently-held MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday after he was spotted in New York City by comedian and journalist Adam Glyn.

Asked the now infamous incident with the 31-year-old rapper, the martial artist insisted he was in a positive mood both at the time and during the impromptu interview.

He said: “I’ll tell you what it is. I’m free here in New York City, you know what I mean? I’m back in New York. I got to go to the Barclays Center. I got to present an award. I was just going to have a good time, you know what I mean?'

Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly have been showing off their relationship and continued the trend in New York (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

McGregor dismissed the idea that there was any bad blood, saying it was “all love” between them before adding: “It’s all good. Come to the next fight. Come watch me perform any time. I’ll perform, no problem. Everyone is more than welcome to come to my fights, to the shows.

“There’s no beef. I don’t even know the guy. I don’t know him. Who is he? You’re telling me he’s been at the fights. Megan has been at the fights [for] years,” he stated.

“I know Megan,” he added. “I don’t know the guy. There’s no problem. Come to the fights. There’s no problem,” he said.

The MMA fighter branded the musician a 'little vanilla boy rapper' after they were squared up on the red carpet with their respective partners by their sides just before the start of the show.

The rapper reportedly asked for his security to be “ramped up” after the fighter appeared to throw a punch at him at the awards ceremony.

Kelly, whose real name is Colson Baker, is said to have not wanted to meet Conor because he is not a fan of some of his previous comments.

Meanwhile, Dana White has revealed he has spoken to both parties after The Notorious and MGK scuffle.

The UFC boss Dana told reporters that this was all part and parcel of life in the fight game.

He said: “I talked to both actually. They’re all good now. (It was) a misunderstanding, or whatever it was.”

“This is the fight business. I’ve got 700 lunatics under contract here.

“What do you guys think - these are the things that happen sometimes. This isn’t Microsoft. We’re in a crazy f***ing business here.”

But White insisted there was no issue and that he had things under control.

He added: “I think we all know Conor’s personality, and we’ve got some guys that were like that.

“These guys are fighters, and this is the fight business. Crazy s*** happens in the fight business.”

“There’s all the s*** that you guys know about because it happens in public, never mind the s*** you don’t know about that happens every day."

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