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Conor McGregor explodes over Poirier charity issue, threatens to pull out of UFC 264

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McGregor and Poirier’s respectful relationship appears to be over.

Yesterday Dustin Poirier claimed that, despite Conor McGregor agreeing to donate $500,000 to his The Good Fight Foundation, McGregor’s team has yet to follow through on the offer. McGregor responded, leading to a terse back and forth between the two fighters.

Today McGregor has decided to continue the war of words.

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“You’re ripped you inbred hillbilly.” wrote McGregor. “Why do you wink with your ears? You fucking brain dead hillbilly. 500k with no plan in place. Ye hang tight. Fool. You must be new to money. The fight is off btw. I’m going to fight someone else on the 10th. Good luck on your old contract kid.”

In the tweet McGregor threatens that he is pulling out of his trilogy fight with Poirier, which is currently scheduled for UFC 264 on July 10.

Moments after that post McGregor tweeted again and appeared to walk back his threat of pulling out.

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“My team does their due diligence to make sure every donation meets the mark,” wrote McGregor, responding to a Poirier tweet from yesterday. “My generosity is known. You will pay with your brain for this attempt at smearing my name. Shooting ass shelling ass bitch. Little bitch kicks from a shell. Good luck when you’re caught. You’re fucked.”

McGregor’s manager Audie Attar also got in on the argument. Tweeting to Poirier to defend his client’s reputation for charitable giving.

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“Dustin! Why you frontin?” wrote Attar. “Did you forget the face to face meeting we just had in Utah with our families? Where we stood by you as you tried to get more $ from the UFC? Conor is as generous as it gets. Don’t dismiss his business savvy. He always gets it done. This is a low move man.”

Poirier was quick to respond to that one, tweeting: “His team hasn’t responded to our emails about anything involving my foundation after they reached out to us originally. All good. Dinner and talk was great but don’t get on Twitter and be a tough guy lol.”

Poirier also had a response for McGregor’s ‘hillbilly’ tirade. See that below:

In January Poirier handed McGregor the first TKO loss of the Irishman’s career. That win was revenge for when McGregor TKO’d Poirier back in 2014. This twitter spat aside, the pair are still expected to meet in a trilogy fight at UFC 264 this summer.