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Jose Aldo’s coach responds to ‘deflated’ comments by Joe Rogan, Brendan Schaub

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Joe Rogan and Brendan Schaub are confident that Jose Aldo’s body was "different" when he fought Conor McGregor at UFC 194 on Dec. 12, and Jose Aldo’s camp isn’t happy with their comments. During Aldo's introduction at UFC 194, Rogan said the Brazilian looked "soft" and "deflated".

"He's never failed a test, but who knows," Schaub said on Rogan’s podcast. "You're batshit crazy if you don't think Jose Aldo's body looked different. You're batshit crazy if you think he's gonna fight the same. Also, his camp, I think, is 1-7, 0-8 since this drug testing came out. So you're talking about a different fighter, man. For me, that's a huge x-factor."

Aldo was competing for the first time since the new USADA program started in the UFC, and lost in 13 seconds to "The Notorious". His longtime manager and coach Andre Pederneiras reacted to the comments on his Twitter.

"To the clown that thinks Aldo was on something and isn't anymore, draw your own conclusions," Pederneiras wrote.

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