Machida on McGregor “we have to respect him.”

source | MMAFighting.com

If you’re going to compare him to Jose Aldo, Aldo is technically better,” Machida told MMAFighitng.com. “(McGregor) is a tough fighter, he’s coming out strong, but you can’t say he beats Aldo. Aldo is too dominant.”

Machida and McGregor are completely different fighters inside and outside the Octagon, but that doesn’t mean the former light heavyweight champion disapproves the way the Irish featherweight promotes himself.

“He can promote himself the way he wants. I don’t see (McGregor) as a bad person,” Machida said. “He’s right, he’s promoting himself this way, and we have to respect him.”

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