For Felice Herrig, this is not business, it’s personal.
That’s because “Lil’ Bulldog” was riding one of the buses that came under attack from Conor McGregor and his band of Irish thugs, who laid waste to the bowels of the Barclays Center earlier this year in Brooklyn, New York.
While Herrig wasn’t directly affected — or injured like this guy — she was disgusted by McGregor’s felonious behavior and will be rooting for Khabib Nurmagomedov to win at UFC 229 this Sat. night (Oct. 6, 2018) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Much to the chagrin of McGregor’s blind “nut huggers.”
“His nuthuggers are going to be like, ‘How dare you speak of the king like that? Blasphemy!’ I think it’s just because people, they will just follow him blindly,” Herrig told MMA Fighting. “Like, he’s the kind of person who could be a cult leader and have all these little minions. The people who get pissed at me are his little minions who would kiss his feet. So that’s why I get hate. I don’t care. What he did was wrong. I still think he’s a piece of shit and I’m always going to think he’s a piece of shit.”
She’s not the only one.
Herrig and McGregor share something in common, as both will be competing at UFC 229 tomorrow night in “Sin City.” Kicking off the five-fight main card is “Lil’ Bulldog’s” strawweight scrap opposite Michelle Waterson, but Herrig insists she gets no extra money for competing on the same card as “Notorious.”
As for McGregor, he’s expected to break the bank on Saturday night with yet another record haul. Nurmagomedov, on the other hand, appears more interested in crushing the hype and returning to Dagestan the true lightweight champion.