Conor McGregor has responded to a Covid-19 low blow from the cousin of Khabib Nurmagomedov by making cover-up claims over the health of the UFC lightweight champion's father.
Welterweight fighter Abubakar Nurmagomedov took a pop at the Dubliner on Instagram on Tuesday, posting an image of him gasping for air during his fourth-round submission defeat at the hands of Khabib back in 2018.
The post was taken with humor by the likes of Khabib's manager Ali Abdelaziz, who responded with a series of laughing emojis.
But the coronavirus reference comes as Khabib's 57-year-old father and trainer Abdulmanap remains in intensive care in a Moscow hospital after suffering a stroke brought on by a Covid-19 infection.
McGregor and Abubakar Nurmagomedov have had previous run-ins, physical and verbal. And they stay pretty active on Social Media going after one another.
Conor may be retired, but it seems he still likes stirring things up with Khabib. You'd have to think one day these two will meet again in the Octagon.
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