Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz were asked questions from the media on a UFC 202 conference call ahead of the August 20 card that the two fighters will headline.
When asked about Brock Lesnar’s return to the Octagon at UFC 200, McGregor was blunt with his opinion that blanketed most of professional wrestling.
McGregor: @WWE guys are p******. Fair play to Brock he got in and fought but he's juiced to the f***** eyeballs, how can I respect that?
— FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) August 5, 2016
Following Brock Lesnar’s fight with Mark Hunt at UFC 200, two different test results taken prior to their competition revealed that Lesnar tested positive for a banned substance.
McGregor made a comparison to the WWE and MMA, saying that the WWE is “show business” while mixed martial arts is the “fight business.”
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