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Conor McGregor Reacts To Video Of Kamaru Usman Copying His Most Famous Quotes

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Conor McGregor Reacts To Video Of Kamaru Usman Copying His Most Famous Quotes

A video of Kamaru Usman copying Conor McGregor's most famous quotes has surfaced online - and it's not exactly a great look for the UFC welterweight champion.

In a damning clip posted on social media, Usman can be seen literally copying McGregor's every word during some of his interviews.

From McGregor's legendary "red panty night" saying to his "greatness is still levels below me" quote, Usman imitates them all without hesitation.

Pure coincidence or does Usman secretly scour the internet watching "Best Conor McGregor One-Liners" on YouTube?

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You be the judge.

The caption for the hilarious video simply read: "This what happens when you fail to promote yourself as a fighter and just decide to copy and paste instead."

And it seems the clip has made its way to McGregor himself.

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The Irishman has now waded in, resharing the footage on Twitter with a laughing emoji to accompany it.

McGregor's retweet alone garnered a whopping 28,000 likes and almost 3,000 shares with his die-hard fans clearly chuckling along with him.

Inside the octagon, 'The Nigerian Nightmare' is one of the best in the business and is currently second on the UFC's pound-for-pound rankings.

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Outside of the steel cage, it's an entirely different story with mixed martial arts fans well aware of his rather cringey nature.

Even UFC villain Colby Covington raised the valid point that most people were actually siding with him during their welterweight grudge match simply because Usman was turning them away whenever he opened his mouth.

But, as every true fighter should do, Usman lets his hands do the talking.

The 34-year-old hasn't lost since 2013 and is undefeated in the UFC having disposed of some of the biggest names in the 170-pound division with relative ease.

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UFC president Dana White has openly spoken about Usman potentially overtaking former champion Georges Saint-Pierre as the "welterweight GOAT".

Kamaru Usman. Credit: PA
Kamaru Usman. Credit: PA

Unsurprisingly, though, this isn't the first time Kamaru Usman has been called out for mimicking the former dual-division UFC champ.

Back in April, shortly after McGregor's defeat to Dustin Poirier in their rematch, the Irishman accused Usman of copying his striking technique.

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"Usman even copying my shots now," McGregor tweeted.

"Am I to fight this guy at some stage? I think so. Can't be copying my words and my shots and not get a smack for it. I like 170. It's mine soon."

If fan favourite McGregor can come out on top in his trilogy bout against long-time rival Poirier then he'll undoubtedly be in line for a lightweight title shot.

That said, we're all well aware of how unpredictable he can be when it comes to switching weight classes so don't be surprised to see him jump up to 170 again like he suggested - win or lose against 'The Diamond'.

Featured Image Credit: PA/UFC/Twitter

Topics: Conor Mcgregor, UFC, Twitter, Australia, MMA, Kamaru Usman

Max Sherry
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