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Was it a slap? Was it a pull? Conor McGregor says what he did to Aldo was altogether different

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Dana White initially called Conor McGregor's putting of hands on Jose Aldo a "slap," but McGregor's memory of the event is entirely different.

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Only a few days ago, Dana White told fans and the media how an incident on the UFC's World Championship Tour drove Jose Aldo "crazy." In his words, while on the set of TSN, McGregor "slapped" Aldo's back, and the champ went nuts. Since then, Jose Aldo himself has come forward, to say that McGregor never slapped him, and instead it was a tug on his jacket. McGregor, however, had an entirely different memory of the event, which he gave during the UFC's recent stop in London to promote the UFC 189 title bout between Aldo and McGregor (transcript via MMAFighting):

"I heard I slapped him in the back of the head," McGregor said during the UFC 189 World Tour press conference Monday in London (h/t MMA Mad). "I didn't slap him in the back of the head. I put my hand on his neck and I bent him over."

Well, that's certainly one way to look at it... I guess.

Of course, if you want to see how the whole thing really went down, you can check out episode 8 of UFC Embedded just below: