Conor McGregor accuses Kamaru Usman of ‘copying’ his shots during knockout win over Jorge Masvidal

Conor McGregor accuses Kamaru Usman of ‘copying’ his shots during impressive knockout win over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261… as he threatens to ‘smack’ the ‘Nigerian Nightmare’

  • Conor Mcgregor has accused Kamaru Usman of copying his ‘shots’ on Saturday 
  • Usman knocked Jorge Masvidal out within two rounds at UFC 261 on Saturday
  • Mcgregor has said that Usman deserves a ‘smack’ for copying his fighting style
  • He also said that he would become the UFC’s welterweight champion this year  

Conor Mcgregor has accused Kamaru Usman of copying his ‘shots’ during his fight Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261.

Usman overcame Masvidal by unanimous decision when the pair faced-off at UFC 251 in Abu Dhabi last July. He then went on to knock him out within two rounds during their second encounter on Saturday night. 

Following the fight, Mcgregor took to Twitter to call out the ‘Nigerian Nightmare’ – claiming he deserves a ‘smack’ for replicating his fighting style.

Conor Mcgregor has accused Kamaru Usman of copying his ‘shots’ on Saturday at UFC 261

Usman (L) knocked Jorge Masvidal (R) out within two rounds at UFC 261 on Saturday night

Usman (L) knocked Jorge Masvidal (R) out within two rounds at UFC 261 on Saturday night 

Mcgregor shared a post on Twitter which read: ‘Usman even copying my shots now. Am I to fight this guy at some stage? I think so. 

‘Can’t be copying my words and my shots and not get a smack for it. I like 170. It’s mine soon.’

The Irish star also added a video from his fight with Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 to support his claim. 

Mcgregor also added that the sight of the crowd at Usman’s fight with Masvidal had him ‘salivating like a dog’.  

Following the fight (above), Mcgregor took to Twitter to call out the 'Nigerian Nightmare'

 Following the fight (above), Mcgregor took to Twitter to call out the ‘Nigerian Nightmare’

McGregor went on to claim that he would soon become the UFC’s welterweight champion. 

He said he would spent the rest of the year at 155 lbs before moving to 170 lbs to take on Usman.

He Tweeted saying: ‘I’m a block at 170 guys. Give me till end of year at this 155 weight. I’ll get the strap and then I’ll go up again. After green fungus panties hahaha “cos any one of these fools can get it” – usman’. 

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