Conor McGregor made the headlines last week for throwing a series of tirades against the WWE and some of the members of its roster. After claiming that he will be able to "slap the head off the entire roster", his latest rant was centered on John Cena.
"The old school guys are legends. Ric Flair is a legend, the McMahons of course, dons. What's the main guy? John Cena. He's 40. He's 40 years of age. He's walking around in a luminous orange t-shirt and a headband talking about nobody can see him."
"We can see him right there. He's a big, fat, 40-year-old failed Mr. Olympia motherf—er," McGregor said during his recent media day appearance.
As expected, McGregor’s comments were not well accepted by some members of the WWE roster. So much so that even legends such as Ric Flair was riled up enough to issue his own response.
But for former WWE superstar CM Punk, his ex-colleagues should have expected such words from the brash Irishman.
"I think the thing that shocked me the most about what Conor said was the number of people who work there who responded to him who should know better," Punk told Peter Rosenberg of Hot 97. "I don’t feel they got worked, they got worked. Ric Flair, c’mon. Just stop. Just knock it off."
CM Punk will be making his UFC debut against Mickey Gall at UFC 203 on September 10th in Cleveland.