McGregor Responds To Mendes Comments

September 28, 2014 9:31 am by BJPENN.COM News

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At the post-fight press conference yesterday for UFC 178, Conor McGregor was asked what he thought about #1 contender Chad Mendes, to which ‘Notorious’ responded:

Chad is a 5-foot-6, overblown – he should be a 125er, but he’s gone past that limit now. Now he’s just a little small bodybuilder stuck in the 145-pound division, and he gets tired quick. He’s 5-foot-6 with a 65-inch reach. I have an eight-inch reach advantage on him. I tower over him. I would maul Chad.

Mendes responded to McGregor by texting Ariel Helwani:

“Conor can get on a plane to Brazil, go to his 3rd row seat, grab a bowl of lucky charms and witness excellence,”

When Ariel informed Conor of Mendes comments during the same media scrum, McGregor responded:

(laughs) He’s a little short…he’s a little short, it’s whatever, we’ll see how the fight goes, but I will be there. We will see what he says when we’re face to face, man to man. We wont be eye to eye though, maybe belly button…or something else (laughs)

By Evan Stoumbelis

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