Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Jose Aldo was the featured guest at the UFC Fight Night 59 weigh in event, holding court for the fan Q&A session earlier this afternoon in Boston, Massachusetts, not far from where Conor McGregor would weigh in for Sunday night's Dennis Siver fight on FOX Sports 1.
Prior to the question and answer session, fans were permitted to drink like fish, so "Junior" spent most of his time on the stage getting heckled by Irish fans. But don't feel bad for him, as they did the same thing to "Notorious" at the UFC 179 Q&A.
Besides, Aldo was not easily rattled, and instead shared his sympathy for the McGregor fans, who are likely to be disappointed if the Brazilian finds himself competing in Ireland.
MMA Fighting with the transcription:
"I'm the king, he's the joker, and I will make him pay. Watching this Irish crowd in silence would be historical. I don't see any problems with that. I don't understand anything you say, so I don't care. I don't see anything besides the win. I know how it's going to be, and it's going to be quick. I'm sad for all of you, who are imagining one thing, and will be sad with what I'm going to do (to McGregor)."
McGregor is expected to get the next shot at the 145-pound title if he's able to put Siver to sleep this weekend in "Beantown," though whether or not that future contest takes place in Ireland or Las Vegas remains to be seen. Besides, we still have to get through this first.
For a full video replay of Aldo's UFC Fight Night 59 fan Q&A click here.