UFC Legend José Aldo Rips Conor McGregor, Discusses Potential Floyd Mayweather Fight


Joseph Zucker@@ JosephZuckerTwitter LogoIncluded Columnist IVApril 2, 2023

weather RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JANUARY 21: Jose Aldo responds to the statement of his upcoming induction into the UFC hall of popularity throughout the UFC 283 occasion at Jeunesse Arena on January 21, 2023 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC by means of Getty Images)

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More than 7 years have actually passed considering that José Aldo and Conor McGregor battled in the UFC cage, yet their competition stays as alive as ever.

On Saturday, McGregor presumed he and Aldo must restore hostilities in a boxing ring:

Conor McGregor @TheNotoriousMMA

Me and Aldo ought to box

Aldo reacted by calling McGregor an “assh– e” and questioning whether the present UFC star would really combat him.

“He just talks now since he has actually a battle scheduled and does so to offer anything, not to really battle,” he stated, per MMA Fighting’s Guilherme Cruz. “He’s a kid of a b– h.”

Aldo included he and McGregor “ought to have combated in the UFC [again] and he never ever desired.”

The Brazilian’s focus is somewhere else anyhow. He informed Cruz in February he was lining up an exhibit with Floyd Mayweather Jr. for this year, and settlements stay continuous.

“We’re believing more about this match due to the fact that we’ve been negotiating it for a very long time, the Saudi Arabia one with Mayweather,” he stated, per Cruz.

Aldo retired from the UFC following his unanimous-decision loss to Merab Dvalishvili last August. He has actually considering that rotated to boxing and made an attract his expert launching versus Jeremy Stephens on Saturday.

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