Gaethje On McGregor: ‘I Want To F*ck Him Up’ For Punching ‘Old Man’

Justin Gaethje isn’t happy with Conor McGregor over his pub incident back in April. TMZ released footage of McGregor punching a bar patron inside The Marble Arch Pub in Dublin. Since that time, McGregor has apologized over the incident but some j…

Justin Gaethje isn’t happy with Conor McGregor over his pub incident back in April. TMZ released footage of McGregor punching a bar patron inside The Marble Arch Pub in Dublin. Since that time, McGregor has apologized over the incident but some just aren’t sold. Just ask UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping, who believes McGregor’s […]

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Dustin Poirier Teases He’s Conor McGregor’s December Opponent

Conor McGregor shook up the mixed martial arts (MMA) community last night (Sun. September 15, 2019) with his cryptic Tweet. McGregor Tweeted out “Dublin, December 14th,” with no further context. Many believe McGregor is teasing his Octagon return, given December 14 is the same day as the UFC 245 pay-per-view (PPV) event. However, that PPV […]

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Conor McGregor shook up the mixed martial arts (MMA) community last night (Sun. September 15, 2019) with his cryptic Tweet.

McGregor Tweeted out “Dublin, December 14th,” with no further context. Many believe McGregor is teasing his Octagon return, given December 14 is the same day as the UFC 245 pay-per-view (PPV) event. However, that PPV goes down in Las Vegas, while McGregor Tweeted out a Dublin location.

Now, a fan has asked former McGregor foe, Dustin Poirier, if he will be fighting in December. Poirier responded with a simple emoji of Santa Claus. A fan responded by saying he believes Poirier will get his hand raised again, with Poirier responding with, “I promise I will.”

The matchup makes sense at this point. McGregor hasn’t fought since his October loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov last year. “The Eagle” choked out McGregor in the fourth round with a neck crank. Poirier was defeated by Nurmagomedov as well earlier this month via third-round submission by way of a rear-naked choke.

It was a title unification bout with Poirier’s then-interim lightweight title and Nurmagomedov’s undisputed title. While Nurmagomedov likely faces Tony Ferguson next, a rematch between McGregor and Poirier could be the next marquee matchup at 155 pounds. The pair initially met back in 2014 with McGregor taking home a first-round TKO.

What do you think about Poirier’s December tease? Do you think he’ll be rematching McGregor next?

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Conor McGregor Teases Date & Location For Potential Octagon Return

Everyone wants a crack at Conor McGregor upon his return to the Octagon. Now, we may have an idea of when and where that return might take place. “The Notorious” took to Twitter and posted, “Dublin, December 14th.” No further information or context was given to the message, but many believe McGregor is suggesting his […]

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Everyone wants a crack at Conor McGregor upon his return to the Octagon.

Now, we may have an idea of when and where that return might take place. “The Notorious” took to Twitter and posted, “Dublin, December 14th.” No further information or context was given to the message, but many believe McGregor is suggesting his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) will take place from his home country of Dublin, Ireland on December 14, which does actually fall on a Saturday in the United States.

McGregor hasn’t competed since October of last year. He ended a two-year hiatus from action to challenge Khabib Nurmagomedov for the 155-pound title he never lost. Nurmagomedov virtually dominated the entire affair up until the fourth round, when he sunk in a neck crank that forced the Irishman to tap out.

Since, McGregor has been calling for an immediate rematch, however, Tony Ferguson has firmly solidified himself as the next man in line. A likely challenger for McGregor’s return is Justin Gaethje, who comes off a first-round win over Donald Cerrone this past weekend. He wants the winner of a likely fight between Nurmagomedov and Ferguson, but said he’d gladly welcome McGregor back to the Octagon instead.

What do you think about McGregor’s Tweet? Do you think the date is that of an Octagon return?

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Justin? Gaethje Eyes Khabib Nurmagomedov-Tony Ferguson Winner Next

After Justin Gaethje TKO’d Donald Cerrone in the main event of UFC Vancouver, the win set him up for something big. He could be next in line for the winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson, assuming that gets done, or he could fight Conor McGregor. Yet, in his post-fight speech, he called for the […]

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After Justin Gaethje TKO’d Donald Cerrone in the main event of UFC Vancouver, the win set him up for something big. He could be next in line for the winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson, assuming that gets done, or he could fight Conor McGregor.

Yet, in his post-fight speech, he called for the title shot, but backstage, admits he would be open to a McGregor bout.

“As far as I know he’s retired. He is in the rankings so he either fights or he gets out. That’s how I see it,” Gaethje said backstage (h/t MMA Fighting). “I absolutely would love to fight him.”

Although he would ‘love’ to fight the Irishman, his goal is to fight for the belt. So he wants that fight to happen.

“I want the winner of Tony and Khabib,” Gaethje said. “I want to fight for the world title, I want to prove I’m the best in the world. So that’s what’s next.”

If he does get a fight against the undefeated Russian, he knows he would be the underdog. But he believes he is a tough matchup for Nurmagomedov. He says his power and leg kicks would be a factor, and wants that fight to test himself.

“He probably beats me if you put it on paper but I hit so hard, I kick so hard and I’m so athletic,” Gaethje said about a potential matchup with Nurmagomedov. “The way you stop a takedown in wrestling is to meet force with force. You don’t try to go away. I won’t touch the cage. If he’s going to take me down, it’s going to be in the middle and he’s going to get his leg kicked a few times before he even gets a shot off.”

What do you think should be next for Justin Gaethje following UFC Vancouver?

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Justin Gaethje Goes In On ‘Irish F*ck’ Conor McGregor Again

Justin Gaethje is not done going after Conor McGregor. Earlier this week, he had tweeted the following: “You’re a tool. You have lost everything already. You are a shit human, father, and husband. F*ck you.” Now, after open workouts at UFC Vancouver, Gaethje doubled down on his comments towards the Irishman. “I will never stray […]

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Justin Gaethje is not done going after Conor McGregor.

Earlier this week, he had tweeted the following:

“You’re a tool. You have lost everything already. You are a shit human, father, and husband. F*ck you.”

Now, after open workouts at UFC Vancouver, Gaethje doubled down on his comments towards the Irishman.

“I will never stray from the truth,” Justin Gaethje said (via BJPENN.com). “That’s the truth. There’s nothing else to it. It had nothing to do with fighting, nothing to do with wanting to get a fight. He wants to write some bulls**t? Facts are facts! You cannot represent yourself in the public eye like that and expect your child to respect what you do. You are an influence. You are a hero to your children and you are a fool if you don’t think they are going to follow in your footsteps.

There is no question Justin Gaethje does not like Conor McGregor. Yet, if he wins this fight against Donald Cerrone, he wants to fight for the title. But, if the Irishman wants to return, Gaethje wants that fight.

“I’ll take the winner of Khabib and Tony and if that guy, that little Irish f**k wants to come back then I’m right here, man. I’m the perfect guy to bring him back,” he said.

The two were reportedly close to fighting in July, according to McGregor. However, Justin Gaethje never knew anything about it and believes it was all just talk.

“He’s the only one that knew about that,” Justin Gaethje said. “I didn’t know. I’m ready to fight. After I’ve seen him punch an old guy… I’ve got a human services major. I wanted to do social work. Being here is just a circumstance of my life. I’ve worked since I was 4 and I wanted to try fighting. I won 25 fights in a row and I was fighting Eddie Alvarez on a pay-per-view.

“I wanted to be a social worker and to see him treat people like that, to see him… even before he took someone’s phone and smashed it on the ground, to see him walking around with his chest in the air, you do not represent yourself like that. I will never respect you.”

What do you make of Justin Gaethje’s comments towards Conor McGregor?

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Conor McGregor & Ben Askren Exchange Words With Each Other

On Wednesday, Conor McGregor and Ben Askren exchanged some words with each other on social media. Askren went off on McGregor on Tuesday for asking for a rematch with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. He also explained why him wanting a rematch with Jorge Masvidal is different to McGregor wanting a rematch. Askren followed it up […]

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On Wednesday, Conor McGregor and Ben Askren exchanged some words with each other on social media.

Askren went off on McGregor on Tuesday for asking for a rematch with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. He also explained why him wanting a rematch with Jorge Masvidal is different to McGregor wanting a rematch.

Askren followed it up with some harsh words on the Irishman as a competitor:

McGregor would respond the following day:

“Why so serious?” he tweeted in response.

To that, Askren responded:

Some of us do real work for a living,” Askren wrote. “Not parading around like a drunk asshole punching old people and stomping on phones like a pouty child. Looking forward to an incoherent response.”

As of now, McGregor is yet to respond but it’s certainly hard to see him doing so with Askren bringing up incidents from the past like that.

It’s also hard to see him getting his rematch with Nurmagomedov, especially with many in the combat sports world, including UFC president Dana White, stating that Tony Ferguson is next in line. Maybe his best option is another rematch, but with Dustin Poirier.

Do you think we’ll ever get the old motivated McGregor back?

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