Conor McGregor made himself and the UFC an ungodly amount of money for UFC 196, and was set to make at least another 10 million for a rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 200. But the Irish superstar didn’t want to handle his media obligations, and thought he could tell the UFC to go screw itself.
He was wrong. And now he’s off the UFC 200 card, won’t be on the first card at Madison Square Garden, and has had his “superfight privileges” taken away and must face the winner of Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar II.
McGregor is definitely regretting playing that game of chicken with the UFC now.
Still, the poor lad is trying to nudge the UFC in the direction of putting him back on the UFC 200 card. Here’s his latest effort: