Conor McGregor in action at the 2021 MTV VMA

Conor McGregor in action at the 2021 MTV VMA - London Betting Shop

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UFC fighter Conor McGregor continues in his line of protagonism and controversy, this time with a new and unexpected fight at the MTV VMA 2021, which has been witnessed, in addition to the cameras, the audience attending the event.

Conor McGregor was on the red carpet at the entrance to attend the 2021 MTV VMA. Then, unexpectedly threw a soft drink at the rapper Machine Gun Kelly.

Apparently, the singer scorned the Irishman, and the latter tried to move to action, which fortunately did not come to hands thanks to the security staff of both celebrities who quickly separated them.

However, McGregor had time to throw his soda in anger towards his “offender”, according to photos and video that captured the incident. 

Conor McGregor in action at the 2021 MTV VMA with a new fight - London Betting Shop

The reason for the dispute

Initially, U.S. media said that the reason for the offense was due to the rapper’s contempt towards McGregor at the time of greeting.

But it is believed that the Irishman went to ask the rapper for a photo, to which he refused, making some derogatory comment towards the fighter. This provoked the anger and subsequent reaction of the Irishman yelling at the singer.


McGregor still recovering from his injury

For the past three months, the Irish fighter has been recovering from the foot fracture he suffered last July 21 against Dustin Poirier. He even had to wear crutches for some time after the operation.

At the moment, the Irish MMA pro does not have any fight scheduled in the short term. But that is not a problem for him since he is not short of money. According to Forbes, Macgregor ranks first among athletes who earned the most money in 2020, with 180 million dollars. Great stars like LeBron James, Cristiano Ronaldo, or Messi remain behind this figure.

The ever-provocative 33-year-old Irishman seized the first opportunity to get into a fight as soon as he has been able to get rid of the crutches.

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