UFC fans - especially Nate Diaz supporters - are torching Conor McGregor over his latest social media claim, after some embarrassing footage from his UFC 196 loss was unearthed.

McGregor posted a picture of him working the pads during boxing training, captioned: "Working the rear hand uppercut with Roddy prior to UFC 196. A shot I called pre fight. Who else can call a shot like the rear hand uppercut on a big 6 foot lurch and then go out and dig that baby repeatedly into the nose? Anyone? Didn't think so. Mark my f***ing words I am going to toy with him in the rematch. Believe that."


While McGregor did have some success with the punch, a gif has been doing the rounds that shows "The Notorious" was also brought badly undone by one such attempted blow:

McGregor had his hands low and was about to launch an uppercut when Diaz dropped a devastating left, straight on the Irish megastar's jaw.

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The blow was the beginning of the end for McGregor, who was badly rattled and lost by submission in the same round.

McGregor was trashed over the gif on a long Reddit thread (here - NSFW), on the gif itself and also on Twitter: