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
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The UFC president responds to prodigal Lightweight Nate Diaz' recent tweets bashing Cowboy Cerrone in predictable fashion.
Well this was predictable.
UFC president Dana White apparently heard about Nate Diaz' tweet this week bashing Donald Cerrone and has his usual pithy response.
First some background. Cerrone is headlining tonight's UFC Fight Night Atlantic City against Jim Miller. Diaz is holding out for higher pay from the UFC.
With that out of the way, here's Dana's quote from UFC.com: "Nat more
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Because non-UFC fighters deserve to be ranked, too!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) helped reshuffle the 170-pound rankings earlier this month in the wake of UFC 174, which featured top contenders Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley in the co-main event (results here).
Not much change, all things considered.
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