When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Jose Aldo disposed of Chan Sung Jung last August, there wasn't anything in that "basic" performance that impressed top 145-pound prospect Conor McGregor.
Fast forward six months and one fight later, and not much has changed.
Including the fact that "Notorious" still has just two fights under the UFC banner (because of this) and has yet to record a win over a top-10 featherweight. But that hasn't stopped him from weighing in on "Junior's" title reign.
From his conversation with News Talk (via MMA Fighting):
"I think he's basic. His movements are limited. He doesn't do any crazy movements. There's nothing that jumps off the page when I look at him. I thought that straight away. A lot of guys think he's this and think he's that. I certainly don't. That fight will happen and when that fight does happen everyone's going to see. I'm going to prove what I'm saying."
Aldo took a five-round decision win over Ricardo Lamas earlier this year in New Jersey.
The Brazilian has been complimentary of McGregor in recent months, but like most mixed martial arts (MMA) fans, wants to see him back up his trash talk against a fighter of merit. Perhaps a headlining affair when the promotion heads to Ireland?
Time will tell.