If you know anything about Conor McGregor, it’s that he doesn’t like to only challenge the best fighters in mixed martial arts (MMA), but he’s been known to call out celebrities from time to time.
After saying he’s like to throw down with Mark Wahlberg for the movie star’s share of UFC, “Notorious” now has his sights set on rapper “50 Cent.”
According to Conor, he still holds a grudge with “Fifty” after the rapper created multiple mems about him, mocking him in the leadup to his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather.
“I’d have to probably say 50 Cent, I’d like to fight him,” McGregor said in an interview with The Sun UK.
“Throughout the course of the [Floyd] Mayweather build-up I used him as a tool, a promotional tool on the free also, I knew he was linked to Floyd so I tied him in also and he responded big time and we capitalized on that audience so I was very thankful. But then after that, he began a little tirade against me on social media, particularly Instagram where he’d make these memes about me constantly,” he added.
“Every time I’d go onto the internet I’d see 50 Cent had posted up some new stupid meme and I wrote one of the memes – ‘old man on the internet making memes’ and then he blocked me,” McGregor explained.
“So he’s had to block me, and I still see sometimes, I still get tagged in – other people saying he’s saying this and he’s saying that. So I’d like to have a knock-off with 50 yeah, so if you’re listening 50 – let’s get it going bud.”
While it may seem Conor has the fighting skills advantage over “50 Cent,” it’s not a foregone conclusion the “Notorious” would get an easy win. That’s because the rapper outweighs him by at least 50 pounds and has boxed as an amateur.