McGregor returned to the octagon at UFC 246 back in January to face Cerrone and many were left underwhelmed by his choice of opponent.
'The Notorious' emerged as winner inside 40 seconds and speaking to Parimatch, he explained why the disrespect shown to 'Cowboy' doesn't sit well with him.
"You know you go online and you'll see some guy like 'Hey, you only f**king fought Cerrone' like imagine some guy saying that about a legend," McGregor begun.
"The way the fans kind of try to downplay who you fought or something or say 'You haven't fought this guy yet' or you ain't done that.
"If you think of it like a mirror, that person who's writing this or saying this, he himself is projecting his own insecurities because that person wouldn't have fought anyone on planet Earth.
"So he's saying 'You ain't doing this, you ain't doing that' when really it's in his own thoughts that he ain't done this or ain't done that on any scale, so it's like a mirror.
"You know as long as your own self is right, everything else around you will become right. And that's it."
UFC president Dana White is confident the fight will happen in January but McGregor is making the promotion wait for his signature.
"I don't know (if McGregor signed a bout agreement yet)," White told ESPN. "Listen, I'm not worried about it. Conor McGregor has never said, 'Listen I want to fight,' gone out the way that he's gone out, talked about it.
"We got him his own date. Conor McGregor's going to show up and fight. I'm not worried about his bout agreement, but I don't know if it's been signed. I'm assuming it has, but it wasn't the other day when I texted, the fight wasn't done yet."
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