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In ‘state of Zen,’ Conor McGregor vows to be ‘a ghost’ against Jose Aldo

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Maybe all of that talk of Conor McGregor losing his mind wasn’t a joke after all.

“The Notorious” was a much cooler, toned-down-version of his usual histrionic self Wednesday at a UFC 194 press conference. McGregor kept his voice low, never addressed Jose Aldo directly and even bowed to the UFC featherweight champion after the two squared off. Aldo and McGregor will fight to unify the featherweight title in the main event of UFC 194 on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

“I am in a state of Zen,” McGregor said. “The closer the fight comes — every time, I say it over and over — the face becomes blank. There is no face. It’s just blank and a fresh body type. Back in the World Tour was a different time. Like I said, I acted true to myself in that moment. Now it is a new time. Now, war is upon us. So, I am calm, cold, ruthless and ready to take out the body that’s in front of me.”

McGregor did manage to get in some digs. He confirmed that he does have spies in Aldo’s camp, reiterated his claim that Aldo was “stuck in the mud,” and — of ….View original article

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