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Conor McGregor in racial tweet scandal

**UPDATE AT BOTTOM OF THE ARTICLE**

Conor McGregor has AGAIN found himself in trouble, this time regarding a tweet targeted at rival Khabib Nurmagemedov’s wife. The Irish star tweeted ”Your wife is a towel mate.” before swiftly deleting his tweet, however it was all to late, as the MMA community had already began their revolt.

Conor McGregor’s now deleted tweet.

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagemedov have been going back and forth since their clash at UFC 229, in which Khabib subbed McGregor in the fourth round. The two rivals exchanged a heated back and forth on Sunday which can be viewed here.

Khabib is yet to respond to the tweet however his manager Ali Abdelaziz, replied with a tweet of his own:

Conor McGregor recently ‘retired’ from the sport of MMA and since has been on a social media warpath even calling out UFC shareholder Mark Wahlberg. Neither the UFC, Conor or Khabib have commented on the situation.

**UPDATE**

In recent hours since this article Khabib Nurmagemedov has responded to Conor McGregor’s tweet. Khabib has posted a picture of a girl, who is alleged to have fell pregnant and gave birth to McGregor’s child. You can see the tweet below:

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