It took just thirteen seconds for Conor McGregor to end Jose Aldo's ten-year reign at UFC 194. The Irishman KO'd "Scarface" in the main event and cemented himself as the #1 featherweight fighter in the world. According to Frankie Edgar, though, McGregor is "scared" of defending the title against him.
"The Answer" called out McGregor on Instagram earlier today.
The former lightweight champion, who lost to Jose Aldo at UFC 156, refuses to accept anything less than a world championship. Since losing to Benson Henderson and Aldo, Edgar has rebounded with wins over the likes of B.J. Penn and Chad Mendes, earning enough ammunition for another title shot.
However, "The Notorious" has flirted with a move up to 155 lbs. to take on the winner of Rafael dos Anjos and Donald Cerrone on Saturday. Dana White has promised McGregor an immediate title shot if he makes the leap to lightweight but says he'd have to vacate the featherweight title.
At the UFC 194 post-fight press conference, the newly crowned champion said 'there's no way in hell' he'd vacate the featherweight belt, with assured plans to capture both championships.