- Ali Abdelaziz has mocked Conor McGregor as “an Instagram fighter.”
- The Irishman has been vlogging what appears to be a comeback effort and hard work as he recovers from a broken leg.
The 33-12 months-previous experienced a horrible leg split in the course of a next successive decline to Dustin Poirier in July 2021.
UFC boss Dana White believed at the time that McGregor would be out of motion for at minimum a year.
And even though he was rumored to return to the Octagon for Worldwide Struggle Week in July, it is unlikely lovers will see McGregor until eventually later in the year.
The fighter, for his component, has been posting movies suggesting he is in the midst of comeback training. He has been putting up video clips to social media that clearly show him working towards boxing with a padman.
“No one cares about Conor McGregor,” Abdelaziz, who represented McGregor’s lengthy-time rival Khabib Nurmagomedov, instructed The Mirror not too long ago.
“He has not received a battle considering that [Barack] Obama was a president. He is well-liked mainly because he is a Twitter fighter now. He is an Instagram fighter.”
Abdelaziz continued: “The last time he fought, did he clearly show us he was worthy ample to fight for a UFC title?
“Hear to me. I comprehend the UFC enterprise, but I know Dana White like the back again of my hand. Dana White will never give Conor McGregor a title struggle coming off a few losses. I know him. And if he did, I am going to be fucking shocked.”
Abdelaziz is not the only prominent member of the overcome athletics sector to berate McGregor.
Henry Cejudo appears to be trolling Conor McGregor on Twitter
A single of Abdelaziz’s customers, Henry Cejudo, has been busy trolling McGregor whilst he tries a comeback of his possess in the activity.
A former two-excess weight UFC champion, Cejudo retired shortly immediately after his UFC 249 stoppage win in excess of Dominick Cruz, a victory that state-of-the-art the Olympic gold medalist’s impressive pro MMA record to 16 wins (8 knockouts, 8 decisions) from two defeats.
Abdelaziz and Cejudo are conjuring a program for the fighter to return and obstacle once all over again for the UFC bantamweight title.
Inspite of grand programs to grow to be a three-time UFC winner, Cejudo has been mercilessly trolling McGregor on Twitter by commenting on the Irishman’s films and telling him he’s pretty much dreadful.
Commenting on a recent coaching clip, Cejudo claimed: “MMA is distinct to boxing if you in excess of change your hips it prospects to uncomplicated takedowns.
“It is challenging to get well your place if you around throw your hips. You in essence include much more time to what ever punch you toss up coming.”
Concluding, Cejudo mentioned: “You truly want to comprehend established up punches.”
—Henry Cejudo (@HenryCejudo) May 20, 2022
McGregor responded by calling Cejudo “a extra fat mess” in a submit that has considering that disappeared from the system.