Ric Flair doesn't hold back as he lashes out at Conor McGregor over WWE digs

"Coming from a guy who built a career copying my persona..."

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Former professional wrestler Ric Flair poses for photographs on the sideline before an NCAA college football game between Texas A&M and South Carolina, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

Ric Flair has hit back at Conor McGregor after the UFC featherweight champion made critical comments about WWE's wrestlers. 

The Dubliner who has since tweeted to say that he didn't mean to disrespect fans of WWE, had said  "I haven’t really thought about [fighting in the WWE]. For the most part, those WWE guys are p*****s. They’re messed up p*****s if you ask me." 

The later clarification was followed by another dig however: 

McGregor's comments came to the attention of former wrestler Ric Flair who had a go back, including an accusation that the MMA fighter had copied his persona: