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Olympic boxing silver medalist ,Kenny Egan pokes fun at fellow Irishman Conor McGregor after his UFC debut win and MMA in general.


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Post #1   4/8/13 12:16:13PM   

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The boxer sounds jealous to me.

Post #2   4/8/13 2:10:32PM   

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Posted by Goatenstein

The boxer sounds jealous to me.



It seemed like a harmless joke to me. But who knows.

Post #3   4/8/13 2:15:52PM   

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Honestly it seemed light hearted to me. Just a joke.

McGregor overreacted.

MMA fans post stuff like that all the time. Most of us can laugh at our selves:

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sounded like mcgregor got a little too bent out of shape. it didnt seem like this boxer was really out of line. mcgregor needs to get over it.

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I thoght it was pretty funny.

Post #6   4/8/13 3:11:29PM   

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Posted by bjj1605

Honestly it seemed light hearted to me. Just a joke.

McGregor overreacted.

MMA fans post stuff like that all the time. Most of us can laugh at our selves:




It's ironic that McGregor told Brimage to lighten up after the weigh in fiasco and then loses his cool at something seemingly harmless.

BUT

There does seem to be a group of hard headed boxers that think most mma fighters would get their ass kicked in a fight with a boxer and that mma is gay.

That's why I wish we got to see Randy v Tony in their primes. They need to get an elite boxer that's dumb enough to think they would knock out any mma fighter and put them against Funky Ben Askren.

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Posted by FastKnockout


Posted by Goatenstein

The boxer sounds jealous to me.



It seemed like a harmless joke to me. But who knows.

I think he's bitter about McGregor succeeding at the highest level of his sport. I also find it harmless.

Post #8   4/8/13 5:28:34PM   

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I understand why McGregor got mad. He should have posted something like this in response:

What boxing fans see:


What MMA fans see:

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I dont wanna overreact or anything but I think McGregor has the "it" factor to be a superstar which is sorely needed in the smaller mma weight classes.

His debut was easily the most interesting thing I saw watching that show.

Post #10   4/8/13 7:30:11PM