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Chad Mendes puts Conor McGregor on blast: 'I consider myself the Mike Tyson of the division'

Fortunately, "Notorious" doesn't have to worry about having his children eaten (he doesn't have any).

"He talks about how he’s got this huge reach on me. I’m 'mini Mendes.' But man, I’ve been small my whole life. Every person I’ve fought in my career has had a reach advantage on me, so it’s nothing new. I consider myself the Mike Tyson of the division with a mean blast double-leg. It’s going to feel good to get in there and, you know, get on the inside of those long arms and his movements he’s always talking about and take his head off. And if I don’t do that, I’m going to put him on his back and make it one hell of a night for him. I’m definitely focused right now on Jose Aldo. I’ve got the task at hand. But whether it’s the next fight or whenever it is, I’m really looking forward to getting in there and beating the crap out of Conor McGregor."

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight No. 1 contender, Chad Mendes, did not take too kindly to the comments Conor McGregor made about being short, and warns the "Notorious" trash talker that he should be careful what he wishes for. That's because "Money" considers himself the Mike Tyson of the 145-pound division and after he disposes of Jose Aldo at UFC 179 later this month in Brazil, he plans on showing McGregor what life is like without a head. Will this fight ever happen? Or is Aldo vs. McGregor our destiny?

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