Aldo: McGregor Is The New Sonnen

By BJPENN.COM News - August 13, 2014

Conor McGregor has earned his nickname “Notorious”. The Irish native is constantly in MMA headlines for calling out and badmouthing fighters. Normally his rants are targeted at top 10 featherweight fighters, namely champion Jose Aldo, who doesn’t impress McGregor.

Aldo fired back at McGregor today in an interview with, as translated by saying:

“I see his words as a normal thing. He’s like a new Sonnen,” said Aldo as translated by Fernando Arbex for BE. “He’s building his name. He has just a few fights in the UFC and he’s trying to jump the line. He for sure has already done this, because he talks so much. He speaks very well, I think he’ll reach his goals very fast. About the belt, someday we’ll meet and then we’ll see who is who. “

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