September 20, 2021

McGregor & Machine Gun Kelly made peace after red-carpet brawl which dragged in Megan Fox, says UFC boss White — RT Sport News

Conor McGregor and rapper Machine Gun Kelly have already defused the tensions which exploded on the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards and dragged in Megan Fox, according to UFC boss Dana White.

McGregor was seen lashing out at Kelly and hurling a drink in his direction after the rapper – real name Colson Baker – allegedly refused to take a picture with him.

The livid Irishman was restrained by security as Hollywood actress Megan Fox, who is Kelly’s girlfriend, was also caught up in the scenes.

McGregor’s team later denied that a snubbed photo request had been the cause of the scuffle, while the former UFC champ derisively dismissed Kelly as “a little Vanilla Ice white rapper.”

“I don’t even know the guy. I don’t know anything about him, except that he’s with Megan Fox,”    

Some of the fighting community online called out McGregor for the scenes, claiming he was losing the plot.

“Conor has lost his f*cking mind! You gotta be a family member to respect that man as a human anymore. He is proof money can’t buy class,” wrote former UFC fighter Mike Swick.

But according to UFC boss White, the situation has already been resolved between the pair.

“I talked to both, actually. They’re all good now. A misunderstanding, or whatever it was,” White told reporters after Tuesday’s ‘Dana White’s Contender Series’ event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

“Guys, this is the fight business. I got 700 f*cking lunatics under contract here. What do you guys think, these are the things that happen sometimes. This isn’t Microsoft. We’re in a crazy f*cking business here,” White added.

“I think we all know Conor’s personality, and we’ve got some guys that were like that. These guys are fighters, and this is the fight business. Crazy sh*t happens in the fight business.

“There’s all the sh*t that you guys know about because it happens in public. Nevermind the sh*t you don’t know about that happens every day.”

McGregor appears to have put the row behind him, posting relaxed pictures with his family in Beverly Hills as he continues his recovery from the broken leg he suffered in his last Octagon appearance against Dustin Poirier.

However, some companies are already touting betting lines for a potential showdown between McGregor in the ring or cage, with the Notorious unsurprisingly starting as heavy favorite against the 31-year-old musician. 



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