Conor McGregor says Khabib took a 'poo on bus' as he reignites feud with rival after UFC icon reveals upcoming doc | The Sun

CONOR MCGREGOR has reignited his feud with bitter rival Khabib Nurmagomedov, saying he took a "POO" on the athlete bus at the infamous UFC 223 media day.

McGregor and his pals attacked a bus carrying the retired former lightweight champion at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in April 2018.

The Notorious went on the infamous rampage – in which he threw a dolly through one of the bus' windows – after seeing his now former pal Artem Lobov get cornered and slapped by Nurmagmedov at the fighter hotel a few days earlier.

McGregor has repeatedly ridiculed the Russian for not getting off the bus and fighting him in the loading bay of the arena in the five years since the incident.

And he did so again last weekend in a now-deleted tweet after seeing Nurmagomedov reveal plans for a documentary on his career to UFC president Dana White.

The Irishman tweeted: "Poo on bus: The story."


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McGregor, 35, was charged with three counts of assault and one of criminal mischief for his Brooklyn rampage.

But he reached a plea deal – which saw him plead guilty to disorderly conduct – with the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office and performed five days of community service.

The unsavoury incident fanned the flames of what ended up being the biggest fight in UFC history, which took place in Las Vegas a mere six months later.

At the first pre-fight press conference, McGregor said of Nurmagomedov's unwillingness to get off the bus: “He done f***ing nothing.

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"He sat and took a s**t on that bus.

"He had to cower behindf***ing women and caused what happened to happen."

McGregor came up short in his bid to recapture the lightweight throne and get over Nurmagomedov in the main event of UFC 229, suffering a fourth-round submission defeat.

He aggressively pursued a rematch with the undefeated Nurmagomedov but had those hopes shattered when the Dagestani destroyer retired from MMA in October 2020.

McGregor has only fought three times since losing his grudge match with The Eagle, which ended in a mass post-fight brawl.

He defeated Donald Cerrone in a mere 40 seconds 15 months after that fateful night in Sin City before suffering back-to-back losses to Dustin Poirier, the most recent of which he broke his leg in.

Mystic Mac is gearing up to make his octagon return against fellow fan favourite Michael Chandler, although a date for their showdown has yet to be announced.

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