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Conor McGregor rips Paul Felder over Irish heritage, Felder fires back

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“Shut the f-ck up. … Go blow some lines and shut the f-ck up.”

It’s times like this you wish Marcus ‘The Irish Hand Grenade’ Davis was still in the UFC.

Conor McGregor recently took aim at Paul Felder on social media, blasting ‘The Irish Dragon’ in a since-deleted Tweet where he alleged that Felder is of German heritage not Irish.

“Günther, Schneider, and Felder. #TheLads,” McGregor posted on Monday.

McGregor had previously labelled Felder a ‘ginger German tw-t’ prior to his lightweight bout against Dan Hooker at UFC Fight Night 168.

“The Felders are German-English. Shut up you ginger German tw-t,” McGregor posted back in February.

Felder has since responded, scolding McGregor for his ‘Scottish’ name and wild shenanigans outside the cage.

“If he’s talking about my name which is more German, then let’s talk about his Scottish name and how he’s Scottish then,” Felder said prior to his headlining bout with Rafael dos Anjos at the UFC Vegas 14 media day (transcript via MMA Fighting’s Alexander K. Lee). “Shut the f*ck up. … Go blow some lines and shut the f*ck up.”

Felder also claims that McGregor hurled expletives at him prior to the Irishman’s welterweight bout with Donald Cerrone at UFC 246.

Conor McGregor vs. [Donald] ‘Cowboy’ [Cerrone] was a crazy one,” Felder said. “To have that, to see Conor make his walk in front of those crazy crowds, that was definitely something even though he’s in the division and we potentially could face off with each other someday, it was so much fun to be part of that.

“To have him even say, ‘F U to me,’ I believe, from cageside there, that one stands out.”

UFC Fight Night: Felder vs. dos Anjos takes place later tonight, Nov. 14 at the UFC APEX center in Las Vegas, Nevada.