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Conor McGregor releases statement following Bellator cage rage: ‘F—k You All’

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In Dublin, “Fuck You” is another way of saying “I’m Sorry.”

Some drunk guy in an Irish pub once told me that, so I’m not sure how accurate it is, but it’s probably as close as referee Marc Goddard, who “operates with integrity,” is going to get when it comes to apologies from Conor McGregor.

That’s because the defending UFC lightweight champion has a rocky history with the longtime man in black, which started with harsh words at UFC Fight Night 118 in Gdansk, Poland, and continued with a shoving match at Bellator 187 in Dublin, Ireland.

Rewatch the madness here.

Anyway, now that “Notorious” had a few days to think it over, he took to Twitter to explain his side of the story, only to delete it soon after. But unfortunately for “Notorious,” this is the Internet, where every decision — both good and bad -- lives forever.

See his last (cough) “apology” at the 2:45 mark here.

McGregor is not expected to face any disciplinary action for his role in the Bellator 187 melee last weekend because he was not competing and was not licensed as a corner. In addition, there’s some crap from the Mohegan Tribe Department of Regulation about jurisdiction, according to this report.

He’s not taking part, he’s taking over. But is this a turning point?

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