RIO DE JANEIRO -- Jose Aldo is not medically cleared to train yet, and the possibility of creating an interim title won’t make him rush back to the Octagon.
UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta admitted earlier this month that the promotion could create an interim title if the featherweight champion from Nova Uniao couldn’t return to the Octagon by October.
"No chance at all," Aldo’s coach and manager Andre Pederneiras said of the possibility of rushing his rehab to avoid an interim title.
"He’s alread more
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SAN JOSE – Following Saturday’s UFC on FOX 12 card, UFC President Dana White announced a canceled rematch between featherweight champ Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes will headline UFC 179 on Oct. 25 in Rio de Janeiro. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Proving Mendes is not a "pussy."
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo appears to be on the road to recovery and will indeed fight Chad Mendes for a second time when they hook 'em up at the upcoming UFC 179 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which is now official for Oct. 25, 2014, inside the Maracanãzinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
UFC President Dana White made the announcement at the UFC on FOX 12 post-fight press conference last Saturday (replay).
Aldo (21-1) h more
With last night's (Sat., June 28, 2014) victory over Jeremy Stephens in the main event of UFC Fight Night 44 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, Cub Swanson is now undefeated in his last six fights inside the Octagon. Sprinkled in there are three bonus awards and a whole hell of a lot of combat entertainment.
So why is it he's still struggling to get into the title discussion?
It could be -- and most likely is -- that Jose Aldo is still the king of the featherweight division. That's the sa 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
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