UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, is gearing up for what may be the biggest fight of his career against Irishman Conor McGregor. Aldo’s coach, Andre Pederneiras, recently spoke with Combate about the challenger and how he’s like a leprechaun brining them a pot of gold. Check it out.
“I joked about it, but it is happening: Conor is a leprechaun bringing a pot of money to the division. I wish there were more athletes like him to get some attention. Not only in Aldo’s division, but also at (Renan) Barao’s, at Demetrious Johnson’s. Athletes like McGregor bring attention. Unlike many that talk a lot, Conor proved what he says. We’re treating this fight like a big challenge for Aldo.”
“An opponent talking bad things about you always motivates you to beat him up, and Conor does it perfectly. The more McGregor talks, the more he will get beat up. It’s fine by me if he talks, we think most of the things he says are funny. We’re just waiting to see how he’s going to act on fight day.”
By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630
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