Conor McGregor is on the prowl.
Forward of Saturday’s UFC 264 pay-per-view in Las Vegas, McGregor left his opponent, Dustin Poirier a creepy voice message on Twitter.
“Dustin,” McGregor muttered within the cryptic message posted on his Twitter account. “Peahead. I’m coming for you peahead. Foolish hillbilly.”
He additionally dragged Poirier’s spouse into their feud after sharing on Twitter what seemed to be a screenshot of Jolie’s direct message request.
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Jolie is usually ringside watching her husband, however informed ESPN in 2014 it was tough to be within the crowd for Dustin’s first-round KO defeat to McGregor.
“It was horrible,” she informed ESPN.
“It was exhausting to be there. Simply the gang, the power — it was scary. It was exhausting seeing him undergo that.”
This provides one other layer to the pair’s feud coming into their trilogy combat.
Poirier lately famous that McGregor’s social media tactic solely occurred as a result of the Irishman “reeks of insecurity.” McGregor promised that Poirier would pay for his phrases.
The 32-year-olds have an extended historical past.
McGregor was victorious when the pair first met at UFC 178 in 2014, however Poirier had the higher hand with a second-round TKO in January.
The voice message is a visit down reminiscence lane, as “peahead” is the insult McGregor used previous to their first combat.
The previous featherweight and light-weight double champion is hoping for the same consequence, as his psychological warfare has benefited him in his most well-known victories.
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