TJ Dillashaw says Conor McGregor is a traitor to Ireland, and his logic is sound

TJ Dillashaw has been called a snake in the grass. A traitor to Team Alpha Male and a bad friend. Conor McGregor has instigated the majority of this talk, and it has lead to Dillashaw being reviled around the MMA world. It’s a stigma that perhaps he’ll never really be able to shake. A man who will do anything to stay on top.

But, TJ Dillashaw has a retort for Conor McGregor. He says he has turned his back on the country that made him what he is. An international sensation, a draw. Without Ireland, Conor has nothing. And if Conor now is a Vegas man, then how can he be an Irishman?


Dillashaw told Ariel Helwani that he’s sick of McGregor’s shit:

“If I’m a traitor, I feel like [McGregor]’s an even bigger traitor to his country. He went to Ireland, and he’s a big country man, and then he lives in the United States now. He moved to Las Vegas. Why? It’s better for his career. It’s business. And so, I put it so everyone understands, I’m just trying to stay on top and I want to become the best MMA fighter possible and I need coaches to do so. Right now in Sacramento, I’m teaching kickboxing classes, Martin Kampmann’s moving home. He was a great mitt-man and a boxing coach, but he’s a boxing coach. We have to coach each other at Team Alpha Male right now, and that’s a big problem for me.”

“Ultimately, it was a business decision. I’m going to have these haters out there, but haters are gonna hate.”

Published on October 18, 2015 at 10:22 pm
Stay up-to-date with the latest MMA news, rumors, and updates by following the RED Monster on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram. Also, don't forget to add MiddleEasy to your Google News feed Follow us on Google News for even more coverage.


Leave a Comment