Perennial UFC lightweight contender Al Iaquinta continues to troll former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor on social media.
Yesterday afternoon the UFC unveiled it’s new “Legacy Belts” on Twitter.
“Ok I’m back.” announced the Irish superstar in response to the promotions newly revealed ‘Legacy Belts’.
McGregor’s statement triggered the following response from Al Iaquinta.
“Suuure you are, Conor.” replied Iaquinta accompanied by a picture of McGregor in a humbled state following his UFC 229 loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov.
“Raging Al” continued to attack the Irish superstar by posting the following.
“THIS is what it looks like to be back!” – Al Iaquinta
This is not the firs time that Al Iaquinta and Conor McGregor have jostled on social media.
Al Iaquinta has won five of his past six octagon appearances, his latest being a unanimous decision victory over Kevin Lee last month in Milwaukee.
Iaquinta’s lone loss in that stretch came to current lightweight kingpin Khabib Nurmagomedov, who outpointed “Raging Al” at UFC 223
As for Conor McGregor, the Irish superstar was most recently seen in action at September’s UFC 229 event, where he suffered a fourth-round submission loss to the aforementioned Khabib Nurmagomedov.
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