Conor McGregor Responds To Khabib Nurmagomedov's Outrageous Claim
Conor McGregor has fired back at Khabib Nurmagomedov's latest dig aimed at the Irish fighter.
McGregor and Nurmagomedov got into an ugly Twitter spat on Saturday but things turned sour when the UFC lightweight champion branded his rival a "rapist".
"In Moscow, rapists are not expected," he wrote on Twitter in response to McGregor saying, "See you in Moscow, p*ssy".
The former UFC double champion hit back at Nurmagomedov's claim by posting a picture of himself at a Russian embassy where there's a sign for visa applications.
A rematch in Russia has been mooted yet the undefeated Dagestan fighter has no interest in a second meeting.
"There's a lot of businessmen here and I think most of them will tell me to fight him, because it'll bring money," he said about a potential rematch.
"I'd fight all the main contenders first and I could fight him to benefit my agriculture projects.
"I have to say that Tony Ferguson deserves it more, you have to give him credit. He is on a 12-fight win streak and he deserves it more than Conor.
"Conor has to come back, stop hitting old people. He is a professional fighter, he should come back, win and earn his place and get in line."
McGregor, who hasn't fought since his submission defeat to Nurmagomedov last October, has expressed his desire to return to the Octagon.
He's called out a host of fighters including Frankie Edgar, though Dana White has shut down that match-up.
"That Frankie Edgar isn't going to happen," the UFC president explained. "Frankie is two weight classes below him. (Edgar) is in a position; he was supposed to fight Aljamain Sterling, and Aljamain fell out and got hurt.
"Frankie's coming to the end of his career, and he could end up getting himself into a title position again. So to take the Conor fight makes no sense."