Conor McGregor explains why he cannot respect Brock Lesnar

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Ahead of his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202, Conor McGregor has not been mincing his words at all.

At the UFC 202 press conference in Las Vegas on Friday, the 28-year-old predicted when he is going to finish Diaz, insulted the vast majority of WWE superstars and yet, insisted the McMahon's are 'dons'.

However, McGregor was also asked what he thought about Brock Lesnar's recent flirt with the UFC and CM Punk's impending UFC debut, some two years after he signed with the company.


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The UFC featherweight champion did not beat around the bush when it came to the Beast Incarnate's recent drug troubles, while he also questioned what Punk - real name Phil Brooks - is capable of at UFC 203 in September.

“Fair play to Brock, he got in and fought but, at the end of the day, he’s juiced up to the f—— eyeballs. How can I respect that?” McGregor said. “The other guy hasn’t fought yet, so I don’t know about him yet.”

McGregor is referring to the fact that Lesnar was notified of two potential anti-doping policy violations by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) stemming from an undisclosed banned substance in an out-of-competition sample prior to his fight with Mark Hunt at UFC 200.

The Beast has always been a bit of a phenomenon. His build and athleticism is only really seen once in a lifetime; it's a shame to think that drugs may have influenced that.

Punk was an extremely popular talent in the WWE before he abruptly left in 2014 due to creative differences and problems with the medical team. At 37-years-old and with no prior MMA experience, there is little doubt that Punk has the odds stacked against him and his legacy will likely live or die at UFC 203.

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