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Midnight Mania! Peaceful McGregor ends Machine Gun Kelly beef, ‘all love, it’s all good’

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Conor McGregor made headlines over the weekend by getting into a mildly physical altercation with rapper Machine Gun Kelly. Details regarding the source of the conflict were scarce and often contradictory. There were some claims that McGregor wanted a picture with “MGK,” while others implied that the Irish athlete was in the DMs of Kelly’s girlfriend, Megan Fox.

McGregor and DMing drama; that sounds strangely familiar.

At any rate, the altercation gained enough hype that there are now boxing odds available between the two if anyone would like a bookie to hold onto their money pointlessly for a year or two. In fact, McGregor confirmed today that it’s “all love” between the two.

“I’ll tell you what happened,” McGregor told Adam’s Apple (via MMAJunkie). “I’ll tell you what it is. I’m free here in New York City, you know what I mean? I’m back in New York. I got to go to the Barclays Center. I got to present an award. I was just going to have a good time, you know what I mean? That’s it. All love. It’s all good. Come to the next fight. Come watch me perform any time. I’ll perform, no problem. Everyone is more than welcome to come to my fights, to the shows.”

Hopefully this award at the Barclays Center remains uneventful and dolly-free! Continuing to squash the beef, McGregor also explained that he doesn’t really know Kelly at all.

“(There’s) no beef,” McGregor said. “I don’t even know the guy. I don’t even know him. Who is he? You’re telling me he’s been at the fights. Megan has been at the fights (for) years. Megan has been at the fights (for) years. I know Megan. I don’t know the guy. There’s no problem. Come to the fights. There’s no problem.”

Sounds like this bit of drama is over and done with.

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