Firas Zahabi Responds To McGregor’s Recent Comments • MMA News
Earlier this week, famed blended martial arts (MMA) coach Firas Zahabi spoke on a potential rematch between Conor McGregor and Max Holloway. Holloway and McGregor fought again in 2013, a struggle wherein the Irishman received by way of unanimous choice. Nonetheless, this was the final struggle “Blessed” ever misplaced. Now, he’s the featherweight champion of the UFC, having knocked out Jose Aldo twice.
As for McGregor, he has misplaced twice since then, however is the UFC’s largest star of all time. In the event that they had been to rematch, Zahabi believes Holloway would get the higher of the pair. McGregor didn’t like that very a lot, and let Zahabi understand it in a social media put up:
“Hey firaz. Young man afraid to get in and fight, himself. Stop talking about me like you know me, you twerp. You are what age? Why are not in there yourself? Are you not up to it? You rent dorms and hit a clock for a living. Shut your pie, kid.”
Hey firaz. Younger man afraid to get in and struggle, himself. Cease speaking about me like you recognize me, you twerp.
You’re what age? Why will not be in there your self? Are you lower than it?
You lease dorms and hit a clock for a residing.
Shut your pie, child.
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) January 9, 2019
Zahabi Responds To McGregor
Zahabi took the chance to reply to McGregor’s feedback on certainly one of his “Ask Me Anything” classes. He identified, he didn’t reply to McGregor immediately on Twitter as a result of the Irishman obtained private. That’s one thing he tries to keep away from (by way of Bloody Elbow):
“There was nothing personal,” Zahabi mentioned. “The explanation why I didn’t reply to McGregor (on Twitter) is he obtained private, and I don’t try this.
“I type of glanced over, then I spotted it was about me, and realized he’s insulting me. I assumed to myself, ‘hey the double champ watches my podcast! That’s superb!
“How nice is that? I’m gonna give Conor McGregor a shoutout on my podcast.’ Then someone identified to me, ‘no, it was regards to an article that came out… about me picking Max Holloway over Conor McGregor’ That’s why Conor obtained upset and went to Twitter.
“So I assumed to myself, ‘Oh, he doesn’t hearken to my podcast. Too dangerous.’ However then I spotted, ‘hey, he talked about the dorms. That article doesn’t discuss concerning the dorms!’ If he is aware of concerning the dorms, he’s listened to this podcast. So I need to give a shoutout to Conor.
“Thank you for supporting this channel. I really appreciate you listening to this, and I want to let you know it was nothing personal.”
What do you consider Zahabi’s response to McGregor?