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Conor McGregor Branded An "International Terrorist" By Tony Ferguson Amid Dustin Poirier Fight Talks

Conor McGregor Branded An "International Terrorist" By Tony Ferguson Amid Dustin Poirier Fight Talks

Tony Ferguson has reacted angrily to the proposed UFC clash between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor, calling Poirier a "sellout" and McGregor an "international terrorist" on social media.

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He's now in line to rematch 'The Notorious' but his decision to potentially fight the returning UFC superstar hasn't gone down too well with Ferguson.

'El Cucuy' brutally slammed Poirier before taking a ruthless dig at McGregor on Twitter.

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"What A Sell Out, Taking A Bribe From An International Terrorist. Good Job Kid. I Represent America. All That Talk About The Fight Game Only To Be Afraid & Be Left Behind Out Of The Loop. Take The Money & Be Proud Fake," he wrote in response to Poirier reacting to McGregor accepting a fight against him.

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McGregor and Poirier first fought at featherweight at UFC 178 in September 2014 with the Irishman securing a first-round victory.

But the American has only lost two fights since that defeat in Las Vegas.

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Conor McGregor Makes Bold 'Mystic Mac' Prediction For Rematch Against Dustin Poirier

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And speaking to MMA Fighting, the 31-year-old said he just wants big fights after one Octagon outing this year.

"I don't really know, honestly, what's going on with the whole situation," he said.

"Of course I would take the fight. I would fight him, I would fight Tony [Ferguson], I just want big fights and I think that's what's coming.

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"I would like to fight again this year. We'll see. I haven't heard back from negotiation side of the UFC or Conor, but it's a new week and I'm hoping to hear something."

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Poirier hasn't fought since his grueling victory over Dan Hooker in June.

As for McGregor, he last fought in January when he destroyed Donald Cerrone.

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Topics: Conor Mcgregor, Dustin Poirier, Tony Ferguson, Fight News, UFC, MMA, Dana White

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Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.