Donald Cerrone vs Conor McGregor: Cowboy claims McGregor is being protected during press conferences, says ‘behind the scenes he is like a scared little kid’

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Donald Cerrone vs Conor McGregor
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Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone has been fighting inside the Octagon for so long and fought almost all kinds of opponents. This time, in a word war with Conor McGregor. Will the UFC fans see a Donald Cerrone vs Conor McGregor fight inside the Octagon, too?

It is a common game for UFC fighters to be engaged in pre-fight trash talk and Cerrone is not one shy away from voicing his opinions towards McGregor. The only thing is, he’s not the one fighting McGregor at UFC 205.

In the recent news pertaining UFC 205, Cerrone gave his two cents about ‘the Notorious’ and described him as easily the most hated UFC fighter at the moment.

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According to Sportskeeda, McGregor has been called out by Cerrone for having some kind of a protection after engaging in a word fight with his fellow UFC fighters during press conferences.

“They make us all stand in a line, but they take Conor and put him in another room because he can’t be around the other fighters because we don’t play that s—,” Cerrone told Foxsports. “I just tune him out, because behind the scenes he is like a scared little kid.”

MMA Weekly said that one of McGregor’s greatest strengths is his mental game. Evidently, he’s a trash talker that somewhat resembles Chael Sonnen and Tito Ortiz. Mcgregor would rattle his opponents before they even reach the UFC octagon.

Every UFC fighter knows what type of a fighter McGregor is and during an interview, Cerrone said nothing but negative comments about the Irishman.

“He’s not one of the fellas, he’s not a good dude. It is what it is. He does a good job promoting the sport; he does a good job of making money. So I can’t hate the guy for that, but just as a person, he ain’t a fan of mine,” Cerrone said.

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“He’s definitely good for the sport. He’s got a lot of eyes. He brings a lot of people,” Cerrone continued. “So my hat’s off to him for that, but just like hang with him like a fella, no, he’d never be my buddy.”

Also, Donald Cerrone revealed that in one of UFC’s press conferences, he was expecting something from McGregor while the two were waiting next to one another. But, according to Cerrone, ‘The Notorious’ did not do or say anything.

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