Khabib Nurmagomedov won impressively at UFC 219 on Saturday night, smashing veteran striker Edson Barboza as if he were made of paper.
So of course that produced all sorts of talk about Nurmagomedov being the top contender in the lightweight division – a division whose champ is the now-filthy rich Conor McGregor, and whose interim champ is Tony Ferguson. Will Nurmagomedov ever face McGregor? Or will the Irishman continue sailing on the seas of wealth and fame, leaving the belt behind for Ferguson?
Well, all that talk elicited a response from McGregor himself.
There’s a few things to unpack in the following tweet, like McGregor saying he’s not impressed with Nurmagomedov’s performance and that the UFC is going to have to shell out insane amounts of dough to get McGregor into the cage.
That Dagestani was dog shit the other night you’s are all nuts. Game full of sloppy bums asking to be slept. Pay me my worth and Kings back.
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) January 1, 2018