Brock Lesnar didn't take too kindly to Conor McGregor's remarks over the past couple of weeks on the WWE and the toughness of its talent.
The former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE part-time headline attraction seemed annoyed when asked about McGregor on Friday night at the party for the launch of the WWE 2K 17 video game. Lesnar made a rare promotional appearance because he's the performer on the video game box cover.
A number of WWE talents responded to McGregor in various ways, some joking about it, some seeing it as just doing what people in their own business have been doing for a century, and some, like Ric Flair, whose 1980s ring character was very similar to that of McGregor, being furious about it.
Lesnar seemed to take a position similar to Flair.
"Man, I take s***s bigger than that kid," he said. "Come on, I know you guys all play f***ing video games and live in this false sense of reality, but I'm 290 pounds. This guy is 145 pounds if he's lucky, if he gets up and eats his Wheaties."
The question, from Sam Roberts, who does a pro wrestling podcast, was if he'd like to face McGregor in a WWE ring.
"If Conor McGregor wants to say some s*** about me and get his name out there, more than he already has, by dropping my name, I've got f***ing about ten words for him, `Come here face-to-face Conor alright, and say it to my face," said a seemingly agitated Lesnar. "Otherwise, leave me and the f***ing WWE out of it because I came to your arena and kicked ass. Now if you want, and you're so f***ing tough, come to our arena and try to kick some ass."