Top 20 Insults from Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov During Crazy UFC 223 Media Call
It’s rather evident after the UFC 223 media conference call on Wednesday that interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson and No. 1 contender Khabib Nurmagomedov don’t really like each other.
Over the course of an hour long call, Ferguson and Nurmagomedov spent the majority of the time sniping back and forth at each other, hurling insults and all sorts of language as they engaged in verbal warfare just 10 days out from meeting in the main event on April 7 from New York.
The heated exchange didn’t allow much time for questions but it certainly resulted in some colorful language shared between Ferguson and Nurmagomedov.
So with that said, let’s take a look at the top 20 insults hurled from Ferguson and Nurmagomedov during the UFC 223 media conference call on Wednesday.
1. “I don’t understand your English. You talk like stupid guy.” ~ Khabib Nurmagomedov
2. “I’m actually working out right now as I’m talking. What are you doing, Khabib? F–king stuffing your face full of Tiramasu? It’s not even Tuesday dog.” ~ Tony Ferguson
3. “You jealous cause Dana [White] likes me? You jealous about this? Why you talk about Dana? You jealous Dana likes me?” ~ Khabib Nurmagomedov
4. “Wait till you take may jab. I’m going to make you taste nickels and dimes, son.” ~ Tony Ferguson
5. “Hey p–sy you still there?” ~ Tony Ferguson (doing his best Jon Jones’ impression)
6. “Tony, you funny guy. You stupid funny guy. Nobody understands you” ~ Khabib Nurmagomedov
7. “Why you don’t show up in 2016? What happened with you? You eat Tiramasu too?” ~ Khabib Nurmagomedov
8. “I think he cleans some house. He’s interim champ, he don’t make money. Reebok don’t pay him. Nobody buys his stuff. That’s why I think he cleans some houses” ~ Khabib Nurmagomedov
9. “Be humble, boy, you the interim champ. You not official champ” ~ Khabib Nurmagomedov
10. “F–k Conor’s belt. My belt is the real belt.” ~ Tony Ferguson on Conor McGregor’s title
11. “Gracias, interim champ, gracias” ~ Khabib Nurmagomedov
12. “I’m going to f–king be on your fucking legs better than a panther, dude. I’m gonna take you down like a gazelle.” ~ Tony Ferguson
13. “You call yourself an eagle, but you’ve got no wings” ~ Tony Ferguson
14. “My English better than your Spanish” ~ Khabib Nurmagomedov
15. “I hit the bag better than ‘Canelo’ [Alvarez] and a lot of other people and I hit a hell of a lot harder than all of them” ~ Tony Ferguson
16. “You’re yellow like your hat.” ~ Tony Ferguson
17. “I can ask Reebok to give you contract, if you want. It’s a very good deal. They can make you shoes and put ‘interim lightweight champ Tony Ferguson’. You want this?” ~ Khabib Nurmagomedov
18. “You’re f–king terrified of me. Let’s see you test my conditioning. I’m going to take you in deep waters. I’m going to leave you out there with no f–king snorkel.” ~ Tony Ferguson
19. “Nobody f–king dances like me. I’m too sweet and too smooth for you, son. I got more rhythm than you, you flat footed duck-billed platypus.” ~ Tony Ferguson
20. “How you going to break me? I’m unbreakable. You lose three times. Somebody broke you three times. What are you talking about? I am unbreakable.” ~ Khabib Nurmagomedov