UFC: Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s supervisor, Ali Abdelaziz, don’t like each other, which has been well documented within the past few years.
Abdelaziz has again taken a dig in the Irishman, who was observing the fourth anniversary of his win against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205, where McGregor attained champ-champ standing in the advertising.
Abdelaziz took to Twitter to reply to McGregor’s celebratory tweet by claiming that there’s only one true champion – McGregor’s arch-rival, Khabib Nurmagomedov.
World Champ Champ Day, you love to see it. pic.twitter.com/zIV46Y2qI1
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 13, 2020
Abdelaziz even shared a picture showing Khabib as the number one pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC to prove his point.
The beginning of the hostilities between Conor McGregor and Ali Abdelaziz
— Ali Abdelaziz (@AliAbdelaziz00) November 13, 2020
Conor McGregor and Abdelaziz’s war of words started just before UFC 229, where the southpaw took on the undefeated lightweight champion. In the leadup to the struggle, a lot of heated words were exchanged between McGregor and Abdelaziz, and there was no love lost between the group even after the fight.
“This is my response to this weak soul, him and his sorry a** team already making some stupid excuses.”
Following his loss to Khabib in UFC 229, Conor McGregor published a statement on Instagram highlighting exactly what he did wrong, and Khabib did right throughout the fight. Abdelaziz blasted McGregor to the latter’s evaluation of the struggle, calling him a weak spirit that was making excuses for his defeat.
“God put mercy in Khabib’s heart and decided to show the world you’re a tap machine and put on a neck crank that wasn’t even a choke. The proper technique is 2 on 1 try to peel the arm and defend the neck crank. You put your two hands on the ground and your hand only came up when you were ready to tap.”
Abdelaziz further promised that his client showed mercy on the Irishman by making him tap instead of punishing him for another round within the Octagon.
Abdelaziz went on to take another jibe at Conor McGregor by telling that the Irishman to go open a liquor shop (speaking to his Correct 12 whiskey) because he would not get a rematch from Khabib Nurmagomedov.