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McGregor teammate James Gallagher reacts to viral p0wning at Bellator 204

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The internet was not kind to Gallagher after a display of bad sportsmanship ended with his KO loss. At least he handled the aftermath better.

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Things did not go well for up and coming prospect James Gallagher, whom Bellator has been banking on to become the next Conor McGregor.

There are reasons for the comparisons ... the two are teammates at Straight Blast Gym in Ireland, and Gallagher comes with a similar cocky style that could make him a star if he backs it up in the cage. Unfortunately for James and Bellator both, he didn’t on Friday night at Bellator 204.

Gallagher entered the cage pretty pumped up and decided to scream right in opponent Ricky Bandejas’ face before their fight.

But halfway through the first round, Bandejas got sweet revenge, catching the Irish prospect and then putting him out with what a side kick many are noting is a carbon copy of WWE legend Shawn Michaels’ ‘Sweet Chin Music.’

That of course, resulted in the internet taking the piss out of young James, who attempted to make lemonade out of lemons with his statement following the loss.

”I talked a big game and got the big fall, that everyone is scared to do,” he wrote. “If I hadn’t of talk none of you would be talking about me either. It’ll be the best thing that ever happened me!! I’ll take it on the chin (literally) and move on.”

But before we move on? A little more internet savagery.