The UFC has moved on from its UFC 200 spat with Conor McGregor. McGregor, however, hasn’t. He took another shot at the UFC brass on social media on Sunday, saying that “nobody gives a (expletive)” about the current slate of UFC 200 fights until Diaz vs. McGregor 2 is “settled.”
“Nobody gives a (expletive) about these other fights until this one is settled. Cut the (expletive). Run it back. #RealFight,” McGregor posted on Instagram, including a video clip from the fight.
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After McGregor tweeted his retirement, pulled it back, but then tweeted again, declaring it was the UFC’s move after they had a blow up over McGregor’s refusal to fulfill what the UFC saw as his promotional duties, the UFC made its move, pulling him from the fight with Nate Diaz and replacing that fight with a Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones rematch.
Apparently, McGregor feels that wasn’t a worthy replacement and wants the UFC to “run it back,” and put his fight with Diaz back on the card.
It’s no wonder he would, as it has been speculated that he was guaranteed in the neighborhood of $10 million for the fight. That’s a lot of cheese to let sit by the wayside and get moldy.
UFC president Dana White has said multiple times now that the Diaz vs. McGregor 2 ship has sailed. The UFC replaced the fight with Cormier vs. Jones, end of story.
It appears too late for UFC 200. McGregor played his hand and the UFC called his bluff. The more he tries to regain his spot on the