Following the conclusion of the UFC 280 main event between Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev, Conor McGregor and Alexander Volkanovski had some words for each other which they voiced on social media — hear about this and much more on Monday's social media roundup.
Conor McGregor and Alexander Volkanovski go back and forth on Twitter following UFC 280
Something which has become a pretty much guaranteed thing after a big lightweight or welterweight bout in the UFC over the last two years is Conor McGregor commenting on fighters even though he himself is not active.
On Saturday following the conclusion of UFC 280 main event where we saw Islam Makhachev dominate Charles Oliveira and become the new UFC lightweight champion, Makhachev invited the UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski into the cage to build towards a fight which apparently could take place in early 2023.
As many people would've expected, following these events Conor McGregor took to Twitter to fire shots at both Makhachev and Volkanovski.
The Twitter interaction started out fairly unsavoury but then transitioned into a pretty respectful back and forth between McGregor and Volkanovski.
See below to see the full Twitter interaction.
Conor McGregor and Alexander Volkanovski went back and forth on Twitter -- pic.twitter.com/DFV74PwqLS— MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) October 24, 2022
McGregor was clearly trying to downplay how big of a fight Makhachev vs Volkanovski was going to be and you can understand why the Australian would be unhappy with McGregor's comments.
McGregor received a lot of criticism following his comments but as we all know this is just McGregor's way of trying to keep himself in the loop with MMA's top fighters even though he isn't active.
Video surfaces of Khabib Nurmagomedov squashing the beef between Khamzat Chimaev and Abubakar Nurmagomedov
Whilst Islam Makhachev was getting interviewed by Daniel Cormier following his win over Charles Oliveira at UFC 280, there was a scuffle going on cageside between UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev and Abubakar Nurmagomedov.
You can see the video of the scuffle below.
Khamzat Chimaev and Abubakar Nurmagomedov went from 0-100 wtf pic.twitter.com/Qmbt5zx4xs— Out Of Context MMA (@oocmma) October 22, 2022
This video went viral and left a lot of people confused, however, a video the next day surfaced of Khabib Nurmagomedov seemingly squashing the beef between Chimaev and Abubakar.
You can see that video down below.
Khabib Nurmagomedov squashes the beef with Khamzat Chimaev. pic.twitter.com/kQS3DraWGo— MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) October 23, 2022
Dada 5000 to compete in a bare knuckle boxing match next month
Dada 5000 is best known in the MMA world for nearly dying following a terrible fight he had with Kimbo Slice in Bellator back in 2016.
Midway through the first round of the fight, both Slice and Dada 5000 became horrifically fatigued which eventually led to Dada being TKO'd near the end of the third round.
Following the conclusion of the fight Dada was rushed to hospital where it was found that he had suffered a cardiac arrest, severe dehydration and also kidney failure.
Despite all of these health issues being out in the open, Dada 5000 will return to action next month to compete in a bare knuckle boxing match.
Dada 5000 will compete in a bare knuckle boxing matchup against Matt Strickland on Nov. 19, the promotion announces. pic.twitter.com/ypml6qiLZm— Mike Bohn (@MikeBohn) October 24, 2022
Jake Paul and Anderson Silva have a dance off before their fight this upcoming weekend
This upcoming weekend Jake Paul will face his biggest test yet when he will take on arguably the best MMA fighter of all time Anderson Silva.
Check out this clip of Paul and Silva having a dance off before their fight this weekend.
Dance off in advance of the fight. Who won? #PaulSilva pic.twitter.com/oXdtfK7k4V— Most Valuable Promotions (@MostVpromotions) October 24, 2022
What are your predictions for the fight between Paul and Silva?
Sean O'Malley mocks Bryce Mitchell after he picked Petr Yan to beat him
Check out this clip of Sean O'Malley mocking Bryce Mitchell after Mitchell picked Petr Yan to defeat him at UFC 280.
“Your dad f***ed his sister to make you.”— Chisanga Malata (@Chisanga_Malata) October 23, 2022
Sean O’Malley just eviscerated Bryce Mitchell --#UFC28 pic.twitter.com/l0dS8SBiSU
It's Fight Week!
It is once again Fight Week in the UFC!
This upcoming weekend's Fight Night will be headlined with a huge featherweight fight between Calvin Kattar and Arnold Allen.
Let's keep the action going --#UFCVegas63 fight week starts ------! pic.twitter.com/2u7izcR1Iy— UFC (@ufc) October 24, 2022
UFC Vegas 63 to be the first UFC card this year to not feature a women's fight
Speaking of this upcoming weekend's UFC card, the card this weekend will be the first card of the year in the UFC to not have a women's fight on.
#UFCVegas63 will be the first #UFC event of 2022 to not include a women's bout.— Jed I. Goodman (@jedigoodman) October 24, 2022
Aljamain Sterling believes he contributed to T.J. Dillashaw's shoulder injury at UFC 280
UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling has said that he believes he contributed to T.J. Dillashaw's shoulder injury during their fight at UFC 280.
Sterling said this despite Dillashaw revealing that during his camp his shoulder must've popped out at least twenty times.
Aljamain Sterling says he had a hand in T.J. Dillashaw's injury.#UFC280 Full story: https://t.co/STdwRMW1w5 pic.twitter.com/J6NPwLZi7e— MMA Junkie (@MMAJunkie) October 24, 2022
Manon Fiorot in no rush to face Valentina Shevchenko
This past weekend at UFC 280 French fighter Manon Fiorot continued her impressive UFC run with a win over fellow top contender Kaitlyn Chookagian.
Despite Fiorot seemingly being next in line to face Valentina Shevchenko, she has revealed that she would benefit from facing another top contender first.
-- Manon Fiorot has refused to call for a shot at Valentina Shevchenko as she feels one more fight against a top contender will be more beneficial at this stage of her career.— The MMA Media (@The_MMA_Media) October 24, 2022
[per The MMA Hour]#UFC280 #UFC #MMA pic.twitter.com/Nv4GcKSFEX