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Conor McGregor Explains Why He 'Tweets And Deletes'

Josh Lawless

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Conor McGregor Explains Why He 'Tweets And Deletes'

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Conor McGregor has explained why he constantly "tweets and deletes" on social media.

The two-weight UFC champion is incredibly active on Twitter and has produced a series of controversial posts and threads over the past few years.

He's got into spats with many of his rivals in the Octagon, commented on the situation at Manchester United and Ireland's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The latter topic was something he addressed on Twitter only last night and unsurprisingly, deleted the tweets he put out about the Irish government and specifically, Tanaiste of Ireland, Leo Varadkar.

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Image: PA

A user on Twitter called McGregor out on his latest batch of deleted tweets, writing: “I see Conor McGregor deleted his few tweets that were critical of the Irish government last night.

“I’m guessing Ireland isn’t going to ‘rise’."

That prompted McGregor, for the first time ever, to clarify just why he takes down the majority of his posts.

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Image: Twitter

"Hay (sic) d**k breath, you must be new here," McGregor replied.

"I will always say what I need to say, it gets reported/spread, then I remove from my page. Its [sic] done and out.

“I do not like to keep negativity on my channels. Ever. You do zero to help anything or anyone in any situation. So shut up.”

Ironically, that tweet was deleted by McGregor but he has kept up another post on the matter, writing: "My point stands. I am ashamed of those in government! Leo comment, disgraceful. I’m worried for our neglected hospitals and for our people. It is an abomination what is happening! It hurts me beyond belief. If you think I enjoy saying these things and want to keep them, i [sic] do not."

McGregor is still recovering from surgery following his broken ankle in his UFC 264 defeat to Dustin Poirier in July.

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Image: PA

Last weekend, he posted a video of him pacing up and down his living room as he watched former opponent Max Holloway beat Yair Rodriguez in absolute war.

To the surprise of no-one, that tweet was swiftly deleted after many called it his cringiest video yet.

The pair squared off in 2013, with McGregor winning via decision.

Topics: Conor McGregor, UFC

Josh Lawless
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