Conor McGregor Invites MGK To His Next Fight After Wild VMAs Clash

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September 14, 2021 3:54PM EDT

Beef? What beef? After Conor McGregor and Machine Gun Kelly got into a scuffle astatine the MTV VMAs, the MMA icon said ‘all’s good’ and the rocker is ‘more than welcomed’ to ticker his adjacent fight.

If anyone was expecting Machine Gun Kelly to propulsion a Jake Paul and get into the ringing to settee his people with Conor McGregor, don’t clasp your breath. Two days aft Conor, 33, and MGK, 31, got into an altercation astatine the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards, the MMA combatant told Adam Glyn, a comedian and NYC-based thoroughfare writer down Adam’s Apple, that there’s nary beef to beryllium squashed. “I’ll archer you what happened, man,” said Conor. “I’ll archer ya what it is. I’m free here successful New York City. I’m backmost successful New York.”

“I got to spell to the Barclays Center again,” added McGregor. “I got to contiguous an award. That’s conscionable it. I was conscionable going to person a bully clip — you cognize what I mean? That’s it. All love, each love. It’s each good.” Conor than said that MGK could “Come to the adjacent fight” and ticker him instrumentality connected his adjacent competitor. “Everyone’s much than invited to travel to my fights oregon travel to the shows.” When asked if determination was truly “no beef” betwixt them, a shocked Conor said, “I don’t adjacent cognize the guy! I don’t him. Who is he? Telling maine he’s been astatine the fights? Megan [Fox has] been astatine the fights for years. So, I cognize Megan. I don’t cognize the guy.” Conor stressed that determination was “no problem,” and repeated his invitation for MGK to “come to the fights.”

Conor McGregor and Machine Gun Kelly astatine the 2021 MTV VMAs (Stephen Lovekin/Shutterstock)

Conor and MGK (born Colson Baker) astir came to blows earlier the MTV VMAs began. It’s unclear what precisely caused the fight, but aggregate outlets person reported that Cono asked to instrumentality a photograph with MGK, which the “Papercuts” vocalist turned down by the star’s team. There were reports that things got a spot heated, which “escalated into [MGK] pushing Conor,” and that resulted successful McGregor stumbling backmost and spilling his drink. Conor allegedly chucked the remainder of his portion astatine MGK and Megan. In photos of the incident, Conor has his limb outstretched, arsenic if helium was taking a plaything astatine Kelly (with Megan sandwiched betwixt her fellow and the information defender restraining McGregor.)

Conor McGregor and Machine Gun Kelly (Tom Hogan/INPHO/Matt Baron/Shutterstock)

Afterward, Conor spoke with Entertainment Tonight about the incident, and denied that determination was thing to it. “I conscionable showed up,” helium said.” I don’t adjacent cognize the guy, to beryllium honorable with you. Nothing happened with me. I lone combat existent fighters —people that really fight, you cognize what I mean? I surely don’t combat small vanilla lad rappers. I don’t adjacent cognize the guy.  I don’t cognize thing astir him, but that he’s with Megan Fox.”