Conor McGregor Has Caused Outrage With This Controversial Facebook Status

"F**k you and the Queen"


Conor McGregor has sparked controversy with a recent Facebook post.

The mixed martial artist made the inflammatory statement after pictures of him wearing a poppy at a UFC event in 2013 did the rounds on social media, ahead of the Poppy Day memorial celebration this November 11.

See what McGregor had to say below.

I know where my allegiance lies and what I do for my country. I don't need a stupid little flower with a 100 different...

Posted by Conor McGregor on Thursday, 29 October 2015

The status has brought the fighter under fire, with one fan of his page complaining,

I find the fact you refer to yourself as a soldier disrespectful to our true warriors that have bled and fought on battlefields. Your arrogance will be your undoing. As much as I've enjoyed following your rise to the top, I can't wait to see aldo knock you back down. And I'm welsh a fellow Celt and proud. I hate the queen. But you ain't no King.

After the status gained over 40,000 likes on the social network and causing a storm of controversy, McGregor took to his Twitter account to clarify his earlier statement.

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