UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski fired backmost astatine Conor McGregor aft a feisty tweet from the Irishman attacking the Aussie.
Volkanovski prevails successful brutal featherweight clash
In the absorbing combat that included a chaotic 3rd circular wherever some men had the accidental to extremity the fight, Volkanovski (23-1) came retired connected apical connected the scorecards — 49-46, 50-45 and 50-44 — to station his 20th consecutive victory.
McGregor instantly took to societal media to mock Volkanovski.
"I'd footwear this volovski caput disconnected similar it was a rugby shot I was kicking. 5'4! And afloat of muscle! Hahahahaha small fart helium is. Not adjacent a small fart. A shart haahahahaj jackass [sic]," helium tweeted.
McGregor past deleted the tweet and sent retired a somewhat toned-down tweet.
"Not a atrocious fight. Congrats shartsy," helium said.
At his post-fight property league Volkanovski deed backmost astatine McGregor's Twitter activity.
"I heard astir it. Sounds similar he's connected the piss. Good connected him, I volition beryllium too," Volkanovski said successful his property conference.
"Something astir sharting, farting, it didn't truly marque sense.
"It's Conor doing Conor things, bully connected him. I'm not definite if helium wants to travel backmost down to 145 - well, evidently that'll ne'er happen."
Volkanovski was told by media that the tweet from McGregor came instantly aft commentators said the erstwhile rugby league subordinate had defeated the 2 top featherweights successful the game, Jose Aldo and Max Holloway, with nary notation of McGregor.
"OK. That would've stung him a small bit," Volkanovski said.
"Especially portion he's connected the piss, you know.
"Anyway I'm gonna beryllium connected the piss, possibly you'll spot immoderate weird f--king tweets from maine too."
Volkanovski's large escape
In the past Volkanovski expressed his involvement successful warring McGregor, and present the UFC champion has defended his loop there's nary shortage of challengers lining up.
"All you doubters, I'm going to beryllium you incorrect clip and clip again," helium said aft his limb was lifted successful the octagon.
"Bring it. About f--king clip [you enactment respect connected my name].
"Keep doubting me. I emotion it. I'll beryllium underdog to the time I die."
- with AP
Fight astir resumes aft bell
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