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Irish fighters Kenny Egan and Conor McGregor in online spat

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IRISH boxer Kenny Egan and UFC fighter Conor McGregor have been involved in an online Twitter spat after Egan posted a tongue-in-cheek photo linking MMA fighting with Brokeback Mountain.

McGregor, who stunned the UFC world at the weekend with a stunning 67-second knock-out debut in Stockholm, reacted angrily after Egan tweeted this picture last night.

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McGregor tweeted: “Keep it shut Kenny, in pure un-armed combat, in its purest form, you are a NOVICE, stick to what you know.”

Egan responded by saying “keep your frilly panties on, I’m only having the Craic”, before later tweeting that people needed to take a chill pill as the “protein shakes are going to the head”.

View the pair’s Twitter exchange below:

http://storify.com/theirishpost/kenny-egan-in-online-spat-with-ufc-fighter-conor-m

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