Conor McGregor will battle once more against Nate Diaz in the highly anticipated rematch of their UFC 196 clash this weekend at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada at UFC 202.
We knew the build to this fight was going to be great, and it continued to be so earlier this week when the two competitors threw water bottles at one another at a press conference.
The Irish fighter continued the fighting talk against his American opponent at his open workout Q&A yesterday, dropping a couple of explicit towards Diaz and his family.
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McGregor said after his workout at Red Rock Resort Spa and Casino according to MMAFighting: "F*ck the Diaz brothers. F*ck those cockroaches."
The current UFC Featherweight Champion also addressed the water bottle throwing from the press conference earlier in the week, saying everything that he did on his part was self-defense.
"Like I said, I was in fear of my life yesterday. Bottles were coming flying. I was ducking. It was just self-defense on my part. I don't know. I was afraid for my life."
He later would say: "F*ck Team Diaz. And if you're down with Team Diaz, f*ck you too."
The two fighters are facing discipline from the Nevada Athletic Commission due to what happened at the press conference, with all their entourages with the exception of a couple of corner people being banned from the rest of the week's build up events.
McGregor and Diaz both had separate workouts, so there was no direct confrontation between the two, but the war of words continues to happen between them, with the Irishman the latest person to be throwing the verbal punches.
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