Conor McGregor suffered his first defeat inside the Octagon Saturday night, tapping to Nate Diaz in a welterweight bout at UFC 196.
Minutes after the bout, former featherweight champion Jose Aldo called “The Notorious” out on Twitter, but insists he didn’t watch the fight live.
Aldo was on TV show Extra Ordinarios Sunday night, and told a Combate reporter backstage that he was watching porn instead of McGregor vs. Diaz.
“I watch Sexy Hot at night, man,” said Aldo, guaranteeing that he watched the contest right after. “I already knew that would happen, I was just waiting. When I knew (about the result), I didn’t think twice and posted something (on Instagram), I knew that would happen. I said a while ago that he wouldn’t have anything by the end of the year, even the belt.
“He quit, couldn’t take it anymore, wanted to run away,” he said of McGregor’s jiu-jitsu. “He’s a p*ssy. He went down and quit.
“He was slapped in the face. He looked like a child, getting slapped in the face”.
Aldo lost his 145-pound UFC belt to McGregor last December, suffering the first knockout loss of his career in just 13 seconds. Despite the result, and McGregor’s knockout rate in the UFC, the Brazilian thinks “The Notorious” have no power in his hands.
“Some fighters have a great punch, others don’t. His hands are actually made of soap,” Aldo said on Extra Ordinarios. “Of course that anyone goes down if you connect a blow in the chin. Even a child hitting in the chin, anyone goes down. He has hands of soup. He always hits and nobody ever feels it.”
Aldo even joked about his quick loss to McGregor.
“With me, they put a skateboard in there so I would slip,” he said with a laugh, probably referring to a comic video of Shogun Rua “slipping” versus Ovince St. Preux.
McGregor will likely go down to 145 pounds to defend his title next, and Frankie Edgar was quick to ask for a shot at the champion. Aldo also wants and opportunity, and fired shots at “The Answer” on his social media.
“Frankie “The Answer” Edgar, I heard you were asking for a title shot,” he wrote. “I respect you as a fighter, but let’s check the facts: you lost twice to Ben Henderson before coming to the 145 division and getting a title shot against me without having fought once in the featherweight division. We had a great fight, but everybody knows the result. You can’t come here now and cut the line, you have to wait because you don’t have any right to ask for a title shot yet. Conor McGregor: instead of running up to a different weight division and talking shit about me, you could make your time valuable and go to a real gym to learn real jiu-jitsu. I’ll be ready for you at UFC 200, so we can leave no doubt.”