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Colby Covington brands 'joke' Conor McGregor 'the laughing stock of the MMA community' as UFC welterweight hits out at 'WASHED UP' Irishman amid his bitter feud with 170-pound king Kamaru Usman Colby Covington has labelled UFC star Conor McGregor a 'joke' and 'washed-up'  The Irishman has been embroiled in a bitter feud with champion Kamaru Usman Welterweight contender Covington has dismissed the Irishman's credentials  Covington claims that McGregor is 'the laughing stock of the MMA community'  McGregor has one win in his last three fights and recently lost to Dustin Poirier 

By Ollie Lewis For Mailonline

Published: 08:31 BST, 5 May 2021 | Updated: 08:31 BST, 5 May 2021

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Colby Covington has branded Conor McGregor a 'joke' and 'the laughing stock of the MMA community' as the welterweight contender weighed in on the Irishman's feud with champion Kamaru Usman.

McGregor, 32, has teased a move up to 170 pounds to take on the all-conquering Nigerian Nightmare, who he has accused of 'copying' his one-liners and fighting style. 

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However, the Irishman is unlikely to move up in weight in the near future as he bids to avenge his January defeat to Dustin Poirier and kickstart his tilt at the lightweight title. 

Colby Covington has labelled UFC star Conor McGregor a 'joke' in a series of stinging remarks

Colby Covington has labelled UFC star Conor McGregor a 'joke' in a series of stinging remarks

McGregor is embroiled in a feud with welterweight champion Kamaru Usman over 'copying'

McGregor is embroiled in a feud with welterweight champion Kamaru Usman over 'copying'

And Covington, who is No 1 contender at welterweight, has dismissed McGregor's credentials as a worthy challenger at 170 pounds, claiming that the Irishman's feud with Usman is attention-seeking on the 32-year-old's part.

'I haven't seen it, but I've heard about it and that's obviously just Conor trying to get some hype, get some headlines,' Covington told MMA Fighting. 

'Come on, dude, the guy just got knocked out by 'Dustin Sorry-ier.' Come on, are you

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