Conor McGregor angered the professional wrestling world on Sunday morning after tweeting that he'd "slap the head off" the entire WWE roster. And many wrestlers have responded to McGregor's comments on social media, perhaps giving him his desired reaction.
McGregor initially drew the ire of the industry when he called most WWE wrestlers p*ssies on Friday afternoon's UFC 202 media conference call ahead of his rematch against Nate Diaz later this month. But McGregor also said he had respect for the McMahon family, Triple H, and The Rock, who he called dons of the wrestling game.
Below are some Twitter reactions to McGregor's comments:
- "Your the size of my leg. Shut up." - Roman Reigns
- "Bring it." - Sasha Banks
- "Sorry pal no disrespect to u, but my fights are legit, unlike the fixed fights u have in @UFC. I’ll embarrass u." - Chris Jericho
- "Very funny little guy. Why don't you get your head out of Dana White's ass." - Kurt Angle
- "I would pay good $$ to see @RealKurtAngle STRETCH THE PISS outta @TheNotoriousMMA and make him tap. #itstrue." - Bubba Ray Dudley
- "I think McGregor could do well in the featherweight division......if the WWE had one." - AJ Styles
- "Coming from a guy who built a career copying my persona, I expected the type of class we get from Ronda or Anderson. After Diaz finishes you again, I dare you to try guys like Dolph, Brock, or Fit. Oh you're welcome for your gimmick. If anyone doubts whether or not Dolph could tie Conor in a knot, do yourself a favor and Google his accomplishments" - Ric Flair's Twitter account.
- "So much talk for a guy who fights 15 min matches twice a year...... Good for you Conor McGaiver." - Rusev
- "Would you prefer to find us individually or have us all line up at once? I know your time is valuable, sir." - Big E
- "Yikes, looks like @TheNotoriousMMA could really use a bowl of Booty O's right about now. Someone hook him up..." - Kofi Kingston
- "I volunteer as tribute. Just need to drop 40lbs & find where every dude in Brooklyn gets their haircut/tats." - Dolph Ziggler on fighting McGregor.
- "Bro you're water trash, here's some advice keep that mouth shut or I'll shut it for you, you mutt!" - former UFC fighter and current pro wrestler Matthew Riddle
- "On the edge of my seat for @TheNotoriousMMA's next backtracking tweet specifying what he 'meant to say', Captain generalization is a riot." - Drew Galloway
- "Never show a Jack Russell a mirror. It thinks it's a majestic Irish Wolfhound. Really, just an annoying wee yapper trying to sell tickets." - Sheamus
- "Hey @TheNotoriousMMA, cool name by the way. U think u could slap my head off? Come try me! I'd mop ur sorry ass! @WWE." - Curtis Axel
- "We have a new Pokemon character, @TheNotoriousMMA : tries to steal the spotlight & has a big mouth." - Fit Finlay
- "Hey @TheNotoriousMMA if you put on some weight you might make @wwe Cruiserweight Division." - JBL
- "Not a fan of Foolish behavior on social media. I'd welcome @TheNotoriousMMA 2Any @WWE show & We can go from there." - Titus O'Neil
- "The way Nate Diaz Stockton slapped you or nah?" - MVP
- "Ignorant people are only relevant when people make them so. Ignore them and they will remain ignorant as well as irrelevant." - Kevin Owens