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'Aldo is weak and Mendes is two foot nothing' - McGregor eyes up next 'victim'

Ireland’s top UFC fighter will travel to Brazil to check out two of his featherweight rivals at UFC 179.

Aldo and Mendes fight at UFC 179 next weekend.
Aldo and Mendes fight at UFC 179 next weekend.
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CONOR MGREGOR HAS taunted featherweight champion Jose Aldo and number one contender Chad Mendes ahead of their headline fight at UFC 179.

The pair meet next Saturday (October 25) at Rio de Janeiro’s Ginásio do Maracanãzinho in a rematch of their first bout two years ago, which Aldo won in by first round TKO.

With a 4-0 record in the UFC, Irish challenger McGregor is eager for a title shot and has upped the trash-talk before he flies out to South America to watch his rivals.

“I am looking forward to going to Brazil this week to see the number one contender fight between Also and Mendes. Who gets to face the KING?” McGregor tweeted.

“Because Aldo’s body is weak and Mendes is 2ft nothing, they will not be ready to challenge me for the throne until mid next year.  Myself, Uncle Frank (Fertitta) and the rest of La Familia are in the process of selecting another victim to eliminate in the meantime.

“I demand all scared contenders bow before me and kiss individual toe, in a public setting of my choice, for pardoning from execution,” he added.

“You’ve 24 hours to come forward and surrender your woman and all your belongings or you’ll be hunted down and your head placed in my collection.”

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