When Eddie Alvarez Defeated Conor McGregor Verbally With Vicious Put Down
Eddie Alvarez remains the only man to ever verbally destroy Conor McGregor and the way he did it was brutal.
The duo went toe to toe 48 hours before their fight at UFC 205 back in 2016.
McGregor is widely known to be one of the best trash talkers in combat sport but Alvarez had his number.
"You were on welfare bra. You ain't no man, you took welfare," the American said after McGregor insisted that he's the definitive UFC cash cow.
Eddie Alvarez with a 10-8 vs Conor McGregor. pic.twitter.com/baQSxgqXNo- Dovy:electric_plug: (@DovySimuMMA) December 27, 2019
"Don't you talk about money. You took money from single moms, single moms go on welfare.
"Don't talk about money. Keep your mouth shut when you talk about money."
McGregor had previously been on welfare and the comments clearly had an impact as he stayed silent.
Fans on Twitter have recently commented on the jab as McGregor inches closer to a return.
10-5- Uncle Joey MMA :flag_ca::punch::fire: (@UncleJoeyMMA) December 27, 2019
He gutted Conor like a fish- KAIROS (@kairosmma) December 27, 2019
it's a shame when it came down to the fight he couldn't land a strike lmao- Lee:tangerine: (@IeeSZN) December 27, 2019
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You cant slay people left and right and expect not to lose a couple exchanges- James Hawkinson (@BluueBomber) December 27, 2019
@Ealvarezfight was ruthless on this exchange. Have to admit, that statement is :100:- EA (@GCUE_MADE) December 27, 2019
Conor legit was speechless- DemonShadow00 (@DemonShadow00) December 28, 2019
McGregor did go on to silence Alvarez in the fight to win the UFC Lightweight Championship.
It will be interesting to see if he drops any pearls in the build-up to his return fight against Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone.
The fight is set to headline UFC 246 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on January 18.
McGregor hasn't fought since his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 in October 2018.
The 31-year-old will return at welterweight and took to social media to show off his physique last week.
Do you think McGregor will defeat Cerrone upon his return?
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