UFC 222 withdrawal: Conor McGregor posts mocking message after Max Holloway’s
Conor McGregor’s new nickname may additionally as nicely be Mr. Rub Salt inside the Wound.
just hours after UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway became forced to drag out of his UFC 222 title defense towards Frankie Edgar on Saturday because of a leg damage, McGregor fired an extra shot at his former foe over social media, mocking Holloway with an Instagram image from the Irishman’s 2013 decision win over “Blessed.” in the photograph, McGregor is palming Holloway’s face, with the picture’s caption analyzing, “whilst there’s no referee to save you.”
McGregor, the UFC’s reigning lightweight champion, hasn’t competed in MMA given that turning into the primary simultaneous -department champion with his second-round knockout over Eddie Alvarez in November 2016. Holloway, then again, has won an unprecedented 12 instantly fights within the Octagon considering the fact that his loss to “The notorious”, capturing the featherweight title and two times defeating legendary champion Jose Aldo.
McGregor’s weekend barbs didn’t pass left out although.
Holloway fired again later Saturday night in real Holloway fashion, harkening back to his notorious cupcake analogy with a shamrock-themed jab.