High UFC light-weight Paul Felder not too long ago fired again at Irish celebrity Conor McGregor after “Infamous” made a declare about Felder’s heritage. Felder’s nickname is “The Irish Dragon,” which has been some extent of rivalry between him and McGregor.
Earlier this 12 months, McGregor stated that Felder is a German-English title. Infamous took to Twitter days earlier than The Irish Dragon fought Dan Hooker throughout UFC Battle Night time 168 in February.
Each Infamous and Felder replied to a fan’s query. The fan commented on the outfit The Irish Dragon’s was carrying throughout a faceoff with Hooker, writing, “If [Paul Felder] fought [Conor McGregor], would he nonetheless costume like that and name himself the ‘Irish Dragon?’”
See the outfit beneath:
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Felder responded to the fan, tweeting, “Wtf wouldn’t I?”
McGregor then replied to Felder with a harsh response, writing, “The Felders are German-English. Shut up you ginger German tw*t.”
On Monday, McGregor took intention at Felder as soon as once more, implying that The Irish Dragon is German. Infamous tweeted, “Günther, Schneider, and Felder. #TheLads.”
McGregor included a German flag emoji on the finish of the tweet, insinuating that Felder’s final title is of German origin. See beneath:
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Felder Responded to McGregor’s Heritage Claims, Advised Him to ‘Blow Some Strains’
Felder is the latest hero within the MMA neighborhood, preventing former light-weight champion Rafael dos Anjos on 5 days’ discover after Islam Makhachev pulled out of his battle with RDA because of harm. The 2 met in the primary occasion of UFC Vegas 14 on Saturday and dos Anjos received the battle by way of break up resolution.
Whereas chatting with the media earlier than the occasion, Felder was requested about McGregor’s heritage remark.
“If he’s speaking about my title which is extra German, then let’s speak about his Scottish title and the way he’s Scottish then,” Felder stated by way of MMA Preventing. “Shut the f*** up. … Go blow some strains and shut the f*** up.”
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Felder Halted Retirement Rumors, Mentioned He Isn’t Going Wherever
The Irish Dragon has been publicly considering retirement since his battle with Hooker. After shedding to Hooker in February by break up resolution, Felder stated he was contemplating strolling away from preventing. He didn’t, nonetheless, and he fought for the second time in 2020 when he took on RDA.
Though he misplaced the choice, Felder revealed throughout his post-fight interview with Michael Bisping that he wasn’t going to retire.
“I’m not going wherever proper now,” Felder stated by way of MMA Preventing. “I can let you know I’m not finished. I would lose my rating slightly bit however what I’ve discovered on this sport is none of that issues. What issues goes on the market, exhibiting up, exhibiting who you’re inside, what dedication you may have.”
In the course of the interview, The Irish Dragon revealed he hadn’t stepped into an MMA health club for 4 months previous to taking the bout with dos Anjos.
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