Conor McGregor has furiously lashed out after being accused of using steroids following his recovery from a serious leg-break.
The 'Notorious' has been out of action since last summer when he suffered a first-round defeat to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264.
He broke his leg in his loss to Poirier, but he's closing in on his Octagon return having healed up from his injury.
McGregor is sporting a stacked figure of late and suggested he's weighing above the welterweight limit.
But his recovery process doesn't sit well with UFC light-heavyweight Anthony Smith, who referenced Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman while claiming he's 'juiced up' in an astonishing accusation.
"Anybody who’s broken their leg has taken a long time," he said. "He’s seemingly pretty healed up. It just bugs me that he gets to jump out of the pool, juice up on whatever he’s juiced on, and then just jump back in the pool and no one’s going to say s**t about it?"
Smith's comments didn't go down well with McGregor as he issued an expletive-filled rant on social media.
On Twitter, he wrote: "This rat spoke to weidman who’d the same horrific injury and is having severe complications still, is bothered that I was able to heal/return to a normal way of life. He, like many other rats in my game, would be happier if I wasn’t able to play with my children the same again."
In another post, he tweeted: "The audacity of this loser! @lionheartasmith you’re a loser. The % of the bones joining back after a break like this is so low.
"You think I give a f**k about anything else. I am the most tested fighter all time in combat sport. I give everything to this game. You - Nothing!"
McGregor added: "I thought you broke your leg yourself in your last fight lol you little dope. You embarrassment of a man! Keep my name out of your f**king mouth. P***k."
McGregor, who's on a two-fight losing skid having lost back-to-back fights against Poirier, is eyeing a UFC return in early 2023.
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