The UFC 189 World Tour is in full effect. José Aldo and Conor McGregor are visiting eight cities in five countries before settling their differences in the Octagon on July 11.
After a rather heated display of trash talk by “The Notorious” in Rio de Janeiro, McGregor and Aldo picked up right where they left off at a press conference in Las Vegas. This time the champion was the one pointing the finger, though, accusing his opponent of doping, as reported by Tatame.
“I know he has always been juiced. I want him to be tested every week. Nobody makes weight like McGregor without doping. I want those tests so that can be detected as soon as possible. They don’t have an athletic commission in Ireland. They have no rules”, said Aldo.
Of course McGregor wasn’t too happy with Aldo’s claims and fired back right away, saying cheating is a part of Brazil’s culture.
“That’s in Brazil’s culture. Man and women do it. I don’t know what to think. This is a new era. We’re cleaning up this sport. Athletes who dedicate themselves to martial arts, health and good shape are all pure. I’m glad to be a part of this new era. Fortunately, the fight will be in Nevada and the Nevada Athletic Commission runs random tests. We are not in Brazil now”.
Aldo and McGregor will still go at it verbally for three more months until they can go at it for real at UFC 189. The pair will visit Canada, Ireland, England and Brazil in the next week to finish the tour and then start their training camps tor the title fight.
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