The UFC got some bad news Wednesday when word came that Jose Aldo, the UFC featherweight champ and one of the two or three finest fighters in the world at any class, is once again relegated to the shelf after sustaining another injury.
Aldo was set to defend his belt Aug. 2 at UFC 176 in a rematch with Chad Mendes. There was no immediate word on a new main event for the card, or the nature of the injury that sidelined Aldo.
The news was first reported by broadcaster Ariel Helwani on the UFC Toni more
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is injured and out of the pay-per-view main event against Chad Mendes, according to a report from UFC Tonight on Wednesday. more
UFC Featherweight champ Jose Aldo is injured and won't be able to defend his title against Chad Mendes at UFC 176.
MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight on Fox Sports 1 that UFC Featherweight champ Jose Aldo is injured and his UFC 176 headliner against Chad Mendes is cancelled.
This is terrible news for Jose Aldo fans who have had to endure cancelled fight after long injury induced layoffs between rare opportunites to see their man in the Octagon. Since becoming the UFC Featherwei more
The injury bug has bitten Jose Aldo once again. more
UFC 176's main event featherweight title fight has been wiped out for now thanks to an injury to the champion. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
Chad Mendes will have to wait a little longer to get his second shot at the UFC title.
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has suffered an injury that will force him out of his seventh UFC title defense on August 2 in Los Angeles, California, against the Alpha Male product, MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1.
UFC president Dana White confirmed the news, but there’s no word yet on a new main event for UFC 176.
Mendes earned his second U more
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Ricardo Lamas lost to UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo at UFC 169, and he will return to the Octagon on Saturday night against another Nova Uniao talent.
Nova Uniao fighters and sparrings emulated Lamas to help Aldo in training, and Hacran Dias, Aldo’s teammate, says it helped him get ready for his UFC Fight Night 44 bout in San Antonio, Texas. Aldo, who is scheduled to compete against Chad Mendes in August, also trained with "Barnabe".
"(Aldo) just fought him, so he helped me a lot because more
When he entered the Octagon at UFC 169, Ricardo Lamas had a conservative mindset. Being cautious against featherweight champion Jose Aldo was at the forefront of his approach, and the former No. 1 contender feels it cost him the fight. more