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UFC Quick Quote: Conor McGregor's antics are 'too WWE' and 'fake' for TJ Dillashaw's taste

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"This will be probably the first time I'm rooting for Jose Aldo. McGregor is a great fighter, he's confident in the cage, he's really, really good. It's just, the antics. To me, I can't get it. I'm just too professional for the way he acts. I know it brings attention to the sport, I know it builds up fights. It's just too WWE for me, man. It's just too fake, when he jumps the Octagon and tries to get in Aldo's face, but grabs someone to hold him back at the same time. It's just so fake, man. I hope [Aldo finishes him). But, I don't know, man. McGregor's stand up and his movements are really good. His confidence. It's going to be a tough fight for Aldo, but I'm rooting for Aldo."

-- T.J. Dillashaw isn't a big fan of Conor McGregor, specifically, his antics. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion declared on "The MMA Hour" (via MMA Fighting) that while he doesn't deny the fact that "Notorious" is a great fighter, the extracurricular stuff -- such as jumping over the cage to confront featherweight champion Jose Aldo -- is just too "fake" and too "WWE' for his taste. In fact, McGregor's antics even forced "Viper" to put his rivalry with Team Nova Uniao -- home of Renan Barao and Aldo -- to the side for at least one night. That's because Dillashaw will root for "Scarface" to finish the Irishman when they collide for the 145-pound strap at UFC 187 on May 24, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Prior to that, though, it will be businesses as usual as Dillashaw will look to get another win against the famed camp when he takes on the aforementioned Barao in the main event of UFC 186 on April 25, 2015, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. In true professional fashion.

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