Conor McGregor takes shots during WWE, so Roman Reigns and indignant fans respond
August 8, 2016 - WWE
Conor McGregor is behind in a spotlight again — is he ever unequivocally out of it? — with a title compare during UFC 202 opposite Nate Diaz entrance adult in a integrate weeks. Rather than 0 his concentration in on Diaz, who kick him handily during UFC 196, McGregor has motionless to widespread his barbarous pound speak distant and far-reaching with some alighting on a shoulders of WWE, a wrestlers and a fans.
Asked on a UFC 202 media call either past rumors about him stability his fighting career one day in WWE had any legitimacy to them, McGregor responded with this gem, also throwing some darts during dual other famous WWE-UFC crossovers.
“I have suspicion about it. For a many part, we consider these guys are [expletives], to be honest. They’re messed adult [expletives], if we ask me,” he began, via MMAJunkie.com. “Fair play to Brock [Lesnar]; he got in and fought, though during a finish of a day, he was juiced adult to a [expletive] eyeballs. How can we honour that? The other man [CM Punk] hasn’t fought yet, so we don’t know about him yet.”
What McGregor is referring to, of course, is Lesnar contrast certain for a criminialized piece following his UFC 200 feat over Mark Hunt. Punk, who left WWE and assimilated UFC in 2014, has nonetheless to have a churned martial humanities quarrel after spending some time training and observant injuries pull behind dual fights.
But that’s not all McGregor had to contend about WWE.
He doubled down on his comments early Sunday morning, observant in a twitter that he “meant no disrespect” to WWE fans though was rather articulate about a performers themselves. “What we meant to contend was that I’d slap a conduct off your whole roster. And twice on Sunday’s.”
Former WWE universe heavyweight champion Roman Reigns, who himself is recently entrance off a “wellness policy” defilement that saw him skip 30 days with a company, responded emphatically. Reigns, during 6-foot-3 and 265 pounds (compared to McGregor during 5-foot-9 and 170 pounds), has a good indicate here.
Other wrestlers (including those not with WWE) and wrestling fans responded similarly.
Maybe McGregor should only worry about guys his possess distance and combine on not removing beaten a second time by Diaz.