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UFC star Conor McGregor brands Machine Gun Kelly a ‘Vanilla Ice white boy rapper’ after red carpet clash at MTV VMAs

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CONOR MCGREGOR has reacted to his row with American rapper Machine Gun Kelly at MTV’s Video Music Awards.

The MMA star and the musician needed to be separated by safety on Sunday night however McGregor insists he ‘would not even know the man’.

Conor McGregor and Machine Gun Kelly had a row at MTV’s VMAsCredit: Getty
The two needed to be separated by security
The two wanted to be separated by safetyCredit: Getty
Megan Fox, MGK's partner, was caught up in the clash
Megan Fox, MGK’s companion, was caught up within the clashCredit: Rex

According to TMZ Sports, all of it kicked off when McGregor, 33, approached MGK, 31, to say hey to the American star, who’s courting Megan Fox.

Rumours recommend the UFC icon was pushed away by both MGK himself or his safety, spilling McGregor’s drink.

A Page Six supply alleged: “[McGregor] was ready to throw his fists, securing was having trouble holding him back.”

But chatting with Entertainment Tonight, McGregor mentioned he ‘would not know’ why the row started and claims he barely is aware of MGK.

He mentioned: “Absolutely nothing [happened]. I don’t know. I just showed up and I don’t know. I don’t even know the guy to be honest with you.”

McGregor additionally performed down the scrap by claiming it is ‘simply rumours’ – regardless of a lot of the incident being caught on digital camera.

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He added: “Just rumours. Nothing happened with me. I only fight real fighters. People that actually fight.

“I certainly don’t fight little Vanilla Ice white rappers. I don’t even know the guy. I don’t know anything about him, except that he’s with Megan Fox.”

A rep for McGregor instructed The Sun McGregor ‘didn’t instigate the incident, was by no means kicked out of the constructing and is inside having fun with the present’.

The Irish fighter is at the moment recovering from a damaged leg he suffered within the first spherical of his UFC trilogy bout with Dustin Poirier in July.

McGregor underwent profitable surgical procedure and has began coaching forward of his comeback, though no date has been set.

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