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Eddie Bravo: McGregor is in Aldo's head and f**king with him

BJJ icon Eddie Bravo makes his predictions for UFC 194's main event between Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo.

While all eyes may be on Vegas for this week's fighting festivities, Eddie Bravo is also promoting the latest installment of his highly popular Eddie Bravo Invitational at The Orpheum, in Los Angeles, on Sunday. Bravo joined this week's Just Roll Podcast to talk all thing EBI, but when the discussion inevitably turned to Saturday night's UFC 194, Bravo made an interesting prediction:

"If I had a gun to my head, who wins, McGregor or Aldo? If I had a gun to my head I'm gonna pick McGregor. I think uh, I think there's a chance that McGregor is deep inside of Aldo's head. Now I'm not saying I know what I'm talking about, you know, Aldo - if Aldo wins, I'm not gonna be shocked. Anybody can pick that. Aldo has got some vicious leg kicks he's got world-class Jiu-Jitsu and his striking is uh, you know, right there at the top as well. But I think, I think, I'm guessing McGregor is in his head and he's fucking with him. But one thing we know for sure, is that McGregor's power is not a joke. He's got bricks in his hands. He's got heavy hands. Everybody that takes a hit, they all drop. So, we know that. And, he's so unorthodox, he throws head kicks like they're jabs, know what I mean? He throws those kicks like it's nothing. There's a lot of fighters out there that it's an eclipse when they throw a kick. Every now and then they throw a kick. But, uh, McGregor kicks all the goddamn time, so I dunno. I dunno but if there was a bazooka to my head I would have to go with McGregor." - Transcription via Victor Rodriguez

While it remains to be seen if Aldo can withstand McGregor's power, UFC 194's main event has all the makings of a classic.

The Eddie Bravo Invitation V goes down on Sunday, December 13th and is available to stream on Budo Videos. Be sure to check back at Bloody Elbow for more EBI content throughout fight week.