Conor McGregor & Nate Diaz Go to War: ‘Juice Head Turkey’

UFC Stars Conor McGregor left, Nate Diaz right

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Sharing a video of himself training, UFC superstar Conor McGregor took to Twitter on Sunday to explain what “irks” him, leading to a war of words with a rival.

UFC fighters are regulated by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and are subjected to random testing in and out of competition. Typically if a fighter tests positive for a banned substance, the public will find out via a statement from the UFC and USADA. The fighter will also usually face a suspension.

However, McGregor has taken issue with the lack of names coming up nowadays for failed tests.

“Usada tested me right before this,” McGregor tweeted. “Blood and urine. That’s twice this week. I don’t blame them, I’m a animal. What irks me tho is there is never an announcement of athletes caught anymore? This means – 1. They can keep it quiet. 2. Tainted supplement bulls*** excuses are accepted.”

McGregor then questioned the UFC’s senior vice president of athlete health and performance, Jeff Novitzky, about why the public hasn’t heard of many names attached to positive tests lately.

He used an example by shading his rival, Nate Diaz. Diaz tested positive for a banned substance ahead of his UFC 244 fight against Jorge Masvidal in 2019. USADA determined Diaz consumed the substance through a tainted supplement and was cleared of any wrong doing.

“@JeffNovitzkyUFC how come the public isn’t told about positive tests anymore?” McGregor continued. “How after the Nate Diaz steroid debacle, where he produced his own nutrition companies tainted multivitamin, was instantly cleared prior to a mega money fight, are we now in the dark on test results?”

McGregor is currently preparing for his trilogy fight with Dustin Poirier. They are scheduled to fight on July 10 at UFC 264 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Diaz Responded to McGregor’s Tweet, Spar Back & Forth

Diaz did not take kindly to McGregor’s tweet to the UFC, taking aim at Notorious’ McGregor FAST athletic program. “Mcgregor fast system. This is what steroids do to u,” Diaz wrote sharing a picture of McGregor on the canvas after losing to Diaz in 2016.”

McGregor responded to the tweet, saying he started the program after his loss to Diaz. They competed a few months later, in August 2016, and McGregor won via majority decision.

“Silly goose, that was pre @McGregorFast. McGregor FAST was created in the aftermath of that fight. Here is an image of a direct result of me following the @McGregorFast program. Your face left like a bowl of leftover salsa. Now Download the app you little juice head turkey.”

Diaz replied, “@TheNotoriousMMA so I brought mgregor fast to life for you and u didn’t use it against mayweather kabob or dP ur supposed to learn and grow in this game grasshopper not keep f****** up the same way like a rookie.”

Diaz then said he would make his own system to show how cardio work is “really done.”

“I’m write up a Diaz conditioning system to show how it’s really done anyway and s*** on this stupid a** gregor fast bulls*** this dumb f*** just copy’s all my moves anyway tryin to get on a bike and swim and s***. Bruh u don’t know what the f*** your doing”

McGregor responded, “Diaz Slow has a nice ring to it. Go gettem champ.”

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