Conor McGregor on his daunting weight cut:
"I'm a professional in this business. I don't mess around here. I take this game pretty seriously. I'm on point. My weight is smooth as... Don't believe everything you hear."
Chad Mendes on his short-notice call up:
"I'm feeling damn good right now. I'm the type of guy, I over-train pretty damn quick. Usually within three-to-four weeks in training camp, I've probably peaked out."
Two days and counting!
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