Conor McGregor Showed Massive Respect For José Aldo In His Latest Facebook Status

"Respect to a great champion in José Aldo. The true greats will always overcome adversity."


Say what you will about Conor McGregor, but he's just demonstrated real class with his latest gesture.

McGregor's rise may seem meteoric to most and his victory over Aldo might have taken just 13 seconds in the Octagon, but in his latest Facebook post he's quick to point out it was years in the making.

In a show of humility, the mixed martial artist thanked his team and his fans for their support in the run up to this showdown. He also took the opportunity to pay his respects to his fallen opponent.

Read what he had to say below.

Thank you for all the kind messages! I am extremely grateful and proud to be in the position I am in. To the naked...

Posted by Conor McGregor on Sunday, 13 December 2015

What a ledge.

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