Former UFC mild heavyweight title challenger and Corridor of Famer, Ken Shamrock, took to Twitter in protection of Conor McGregor’s UFC 264 damage.
Ken Shamrock has had his justifiable share of UFC championship losses over the course of 20 years. Most notably, his UFC 40 loss to Tito Ortiz in November of 2002 is the one that stands proud probably the most.
When Shamrock witnessed former double-champion Conor McGregor’s ankle damage and noticed the followers’ response, he instantly stood up for the Irishman in a collection of replies to critics on Twitter. The replies stemmed from an authentic tweet that Shamrock posted explaining that it’s unsportsmanlike for followers to have fun critical accidents of fighters, no matter who she or he is rooting for.
Ken Shamrock replied to a number of followers after the trilogy
After UFC 264, this concept took a 180-degree flip and Shamrock, one of many UFC’s authentic rivals and a pioneer of the game, was having none of it.
“Nobody is asking something from you,” Shamrock wrote to a fan. “However to speak a couple of fighter who has carried out what Conor has carried out may be very disrespectful. Simply because he’s what he’s doesn’t provide the proper to be the identical. Simply be completely satisfied for Dustin. Depart Conor out of it.”
Shamrock didn’t mince phrases in a reply to a different fan both.
“Congratulations! You simply turned what you dislike,” he additionally wrote.
The loss for McGregor put him at 1-3 in his final 4 fights. The final time the Irishman tasted two victories was in 2016, as he avenged a loss to Nate Diaz and have become a simultaneous champion with a KO/TKO towards Eddie Alvarez.
Since 2016, McGregor’s profession has steadily declined, and with an unsure future, it’s exhausting to know if MMA’s greatest star will ever return to profitable kind ever once more.
For now, although, solely time will inform.