Jose Aldo continues to be ungracious in defeat with latest trash talk tirade against Conor McGregor 6 years ago

Jose Aldo continues to be ungracious in defeat with latest trash talk tirade against Conor McGregor

Jose Aldo appears to still be hurting from that stunning 13-second knockout at UFC 194.

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The former UFC featherweight champion has launched a verbal assault on the king of the division following the reports that Nate Diaz v Conor McGregor II is in the works for UFC 200.

Aldo, who was brutally knocked out by the Notorious in 13-seconds, told Esporte Espetacular that McGregor being submitted by Diaz at UFC 196 was an embarrassment and suggested that he should drop back down to defend his belt in his next trip to the Octagon... although he put it less politely than that.

"You will come back (to the featherweight division) with your tail between your legs after what happened, after that embarrassment. You will come back. My hand almost caught you, but when it does for good, you will sleep."

"He’s a lion when he’s attacking, but a kitten when he’s getting beat up. Everybody saw in his eyes that he’s just a pussy that quits when he’s getting beat up. That’s what we saw."

UFC 196: McGregor v Diaz

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Unsurprisingly, Aldo then argued that the real rematch fans want to see at UFC 200 is himself against McGregor. He made the case that McGregor was so clear-cut and quick in his victory that he deprived the fans of an actual fight... the rapscallion.

"I’m waiting for the rematch. It’s the right thing to do in my opinion because there was no fight, and everybody wants to see a fight. Everybody wants to see me beating him up, and that’s what I’m going to do. I will run through him, that’s a fact. I don’t see other scenario in my head besides going there and winning, and getting my belt back."

Meanwhile, McGregor has done nothing but pay his respects to Diaz for being the better man on the night. Admittedly, this may change if the rematch gets booked.