Conor McGregor in the octagon

Screengrab via Ultimate Fighting Championship / YouTube Remix by Jason Reed

That escalated quickly.

The WWE's biggest stars have taken a folding chair to Conor McGregor's Twitter timeline. 

The UFC's featherweight champion threw the first punch on Friday, saying that the WWE was full of "messed up pussies" when asked about potentially working in the pro wrestling arena. McGregor was promoting his upcoming fight with Nate Diaz at UFC 202. 

McGregor then turned to social media to clarify his comments. But his words did little to soften diplomatic relationships:

And that's when some of the WWE's best and brightest emerged to attack the Irishman. Wrestling legend Ric Flair led the charge with a pointed, multi-tweet attack:

It didn't stop there.
At least we know who the WWE faithful will be rooting for on Aug. 20.

H/T Uproxx

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