After Invading Octagon at MMA Event, Conor McGregor Clashes With Referee

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When a commissioner inside the cage tried to stop him from entering again, McGregor slapped him in the face.

It wouldn't be like the Notorious to sit quietly and take in the action though, he's the talk of the event despite the fact he's not even fighting. After Ward got the win over John Redmond, McGregor climbed up and over the Bellator cage and rushed across to celebrate with his teammate.

Conor McGregor and Marc Goddard are making a late run at MMA's best rivalry in 2017. The reigning UFC Lightweight champion began yelling at Goddard and appeared to shove him before being held back.

Last month, Goddard issued McGregor a formal warning during a UFC Fight Night event in Gdansk, Poland.

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McGregor was escorted away and, after standing in front of the crowd with arms aloft, he walked away but then decided to make another effort to the cage, shouting "That was a fucking stoppage" as security officials again swarmed around him.

Not only was McGregor out of line in breaking cageside protocol for the second straight time, he certainly crossed the line by getting physical.

One problem - Conor wasn't allowed in the cage since he wasn't a licensed cornerman for Goddard and several security staff members stepped in to interrupt their bro moment. The Dublin native can been seen climbing the fence from the outside of the cage and then slapping at a commission official when he is told to get down.