Machine Gun Kelly fans claim VMA brawl with Conor McGregor was FAKE and staged to set up future big money fight


MACHINE Gun Kelly fans have claimed that the VMA fight with Conor McGregor was STAGED to promote a brand new big-money fight.

On Sunday evening, the rap star and the UFC fighter got here shut to blows on the crimson carpet of the MTV Video Music Awards.

Fans suppose that the crimson carpet fight was set up to promote ConorCredit: The Mega Agency
Machine Gun Kelly was seen getting into a scuffle with the UFC fighter
Machine Gun Kelly was seen getting right into a scuffle with the UFC fighterCredit: Splash

MGK, 31, actual identify is Colson Barker, was seen getting right into a scuffle with the blended martial artist as he walked the carpet with girlfriend Megan Fox.

Reports steered that Conor, 33, had been denied {a photograph} with the musician and his girlfriend Megan Fox, and tempers obtained uncontrolled.

The UFC fighter threw his drink at MGK and the brunette bombshell earlier than throwing his fists and being held again by safety.

Conor was reportedly escorted out of the venue because the crimson carpet walk-through continued, however made it again in time for the beginning of the ceremony.

But fans are sure that the brawl was FAKE and staged for the cameras to ensure that Conor to promote an upcoming big money fight.

Taking to Twitter, one speculated: “If anyone doesn’t think Conor v MGK wasn’t a planned publicity stunt… Both guys desperate to keep relevant.”

“It’s fake. MGK goes to loads of UFC events before he got with Megan so Conor is clearly lying about not knowing him. Planned 100%,” stated one other.

Another third in: “All a set up for another fake fight to milk people into buying PPV,” as a fourth wrote: “Staged just to grab the limelight.”

“Everything involved Conor is staged for publicity now,” a fifth individual lashed out, whereas one other steered hew as “rented to hype up” the VMAs.

“He really need to change his script up – that fake charge around security has been played out since Conor season two,” a fan joked within the thread.


Rap star MGK was was quizzed over the brawl by reporter from Variety eagerly ready on the sidelines to know extra concerning the feud.

But he and girlfriend Megan, 35, had been having none of it – as MGK slapped the microphone out the palms of a reporter asking concerning the brawl.

In a Twitter video, a reporter might be heard asking: “They just told me you had a little scuffle with Conor McGregor on the carpet. What happened?”

Kelly let loose a big sigh, throwing his head again, earlier than slamming his palm down on the microphone and storming off.

“Machine Gun Kelly wouldn’t talk about his scuffle with UFC champ Conor McGregor before the VMAs,” Variety wrote below the video on Twitter.


Meanwhile, engagement rumors have been swirling after Megan, 35, was noticed “with a ring on that special finger,” a supply informed Us Weekly.

Megan appeared to be sporting an engagement ring whereas supporting the musician as he ready for MTV’s Video Music Awards.

Additionally, the insider teased that the 2 would possibly make a “surprise announcement” throughout the rapper’s efficiency on the awards present.

MGK is slated to debut his new single Papercuts on the awards present alongside good friend and Blink-182 musician Travis Barker, 45.

Megan and MGK had been believed to be an merchandise again in May of 2020, whereas they publicly confirmed their relationship the next month.

The couple had met on the set of their thriller. Midnight within the Switchgrass.

The Jennifer’s Body actress was beforehand married to Brian Austin Green, 48, from 2010-2020.

The former couple shares three sons collectively: Noah, eight, Bodhi, seven, and Journey, 5.


Recently, Conor has been at present nursing the damaged tibia he suffered within the first spherical of his trilogy bout with Dustin Poirier, 32.

He had undergone profitable surgical procedure and already began coaching as soon as once more for his return, the place he has vowed to win UFC gold once more.

The MMA fighter lashed out on social media so as to “deal with losing these fights” since his most up-to-date defeat.

Former UFC champion and British legend Michael Bisping theorized to MMAFighting that Conor “has to imagine in his thoughts that he was going to flip it round within the second spherical if the leg hadn’t obtained damaged.

“Because if he doesn’t do that, if he accepts ‘I was getting my ass kicked and I probably would have been finished,’ then it’s a chink in the armor.

“It’s beginning to settle for that I’m not top-of-the-line on this planet.”

Tempers got out of control on the red carpet as MGK and Conor exchanged words
Tempers obtained uncontrolled on the crimson carpet as MGK and Conor exchanged phrasesCredit: Rex
Kelly didn't want to be interviewed about the brawl and walked out of an interview
Kelly did not need to be interviewed concerning the brawl and walked out of an interviewCredit: Splash
Conor was attending the ceremony alongside his wife
Conor was attending the ceremony alongside his spouseCredit: Getty