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McGregor hasn't fought since last year when he broke his leg during a defeat to Dustin Poirier but he has regularly developed rifts with rivals online including Hasbulla, a social media star and Russian prankster.
It is not clear what has caused the feud between the pair, but Hasbulla is good friends with McGregor's longtime rival Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Conor McGregor has challenged Hasbulla to a UFC sparring match as the pair continue to feud
Conor McGregor has again reignited his war of words with internet sensation Hasbulla
Hasbulla has previously demanded that UFC president Dana White lets him fight McGregor in the octagon after their rivalry continued to develop.
The Irishman has now called for something similar to happen and set out the rules on social media.
In a now-deleted tweet, McGregor called out Hasbulla and said: 'Let me spar Hasbulla UFC. Big gloves and a friendly affair I swear.'
Hasbulla hasn't publicly responded to McGregor yet but given the history behind their spat, it would be a surprise if he said no, with him regularly labelling McGregor a 'chicken' - a nickname considered to be a particularly bad slur in Russia.
The Irishman challenged the pint-sized internet sensation before deleting his tweet later
Hasbulla has not yet publicly responded to McGregor's call for a UFC sparring match
McGregor first caused an uproar earlier this month on social media by going after the pint-sized internet sensation.
In a similar series of now-deleted tweets, the UFC star went after the 99cm-tall prankster.
McGregor tweeted: 'I'd love to boot that little gimp Hasbulla over a goal post', before he