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Conor McGregor unloads on Khabib, Poirier and Ferguson, vows to butcher Justin Gaethje - ‘You are f*cking dead!’

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Conor McGregor was very interested in the outcome of UFC 249, which went down inside Vystar Veteran Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla., this past weekend (Sat., May 9, 2020). Not only because he wanted to see how UFC would provide fighter safety to all combatants for COVID-19, but because the outcome of the pay-per-view (PPV) main event between Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje could determine his own next move.

After Gaethje dominated “El Cucuy” for 4.5 rounds en route to scoring a technical knockout win and the interim Lightweight title (see it), “Highlight” secured himself a title unification bout against division champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, later this year. Just a few days removed from the event, McGregor unloaded on social media in an expletive-filled Twitter rant, targeting Ferguson and Gaethje, as well as Dustin Poirier and Khabib Nurmagomedov.

McGregor then put his UFC matchmaker hat on, predicting that Ferguson and Poirier would face off against each other next, all while clowning on “The Diamond’s” mixed martial arts (MMA) career.

From there, “Notorious” decided to attack Gaethje for wanting to go straight to the title shot he earned against Khabib and avoiding the real threat that is the former UFC “champ-champ.” Furthermore, McGregor took the time to address the comments (read them) that “Highlight” comments made more than eight months ago slamming Conor’s parental and marital skills.

Finally, he then turned his attention to Nurmagomedov, blasting him for his “no comment” tweet in regard to the outcome of the interim title fight between Ferguson and Gaethje.

Conveniently enough, “Notorious” didn’t mention Khabib’s follow up assessment of Gaethje’s performance in which “The Eagle” not only commended “Highlight” for his win, but also recognized the tough challenge that lays ahead of him. He also forgot to mention Khabib praising Ferguson while somewhat trying to bury the hatchet.

McGregor’s final tweet stated that once he demolished the 155-pound weight class, he’d go up to Welterweight to take care of business there, too, which means potential fights against Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz will have to be put on the backburner for awhile.

Still, McGregor’s next move is unclear at the moment, as he could very well continue to sit until Khabib and Gaethje take care of their business. And since “Notorious” already secured himself a win earlier this year at UFC 246, it’s highly-likely Dana White and Co. will give McGregor the next title shot.