UFC president Dana White made some remarks regarding Showtime and executive Stephen Espinoza in an interview recently.

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After Espinoza took to Twitter to respond, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor came to the defense of his boss.

“Shut your weasel mouth,” McGregor wrote. “Who gives a (expletive) about the North American numbers when we are the GLOBAL KINGS you shmuck. WORLDWIDE. No. 1!”

Espinoza, who helped put together the McGregor-Floyd Mayweather boxing match last year, had stated that he felt as if White was “upset because we committed the cardinal sin of telling the truth” in regards to the pay-per-view numbers released for the super-fight.

“Strange that telling the truth, in a press release vetted by all parties in advance, is something to be ‘despised’ for,” he added.