What did it take to change Jose Aldo's mind in agreeing to grant Anthony Pettis a title shot? Simply a title shot of his own if he should win.
Shifting gears, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has decided to defend his belt against Anthony Pettis.
UFC lightweight contender Anthony Pettis will cut to featherweight to challenge 145-pound champion Jose Aldo.
Rashad Evans was the top earner of a star-studded UFC 156 field, taking home $300,000 in a losing effort against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira ($174,000) in Saturday’s co-main event.
Frankie Edgar was tough from bell to bell, but Jose Aldo had to admit, while Edgar is a very tough fighter, the toughest fight on his resume was against former WEC champion Urijah Faber.
"I don't wanna be talking about do you think you won, this and that," said Frankie Edgar after his fight with Jose Aldo. "He left with the belt and he's the champion, deservedly."
Jose Aldo retained his title in a closely contested main event fight, while Frankie Edgar once again feels the sting of a tough decision that didn't go his way.
Jose Aldo trumped onetime lightweight king Frankie Edgar on Saturday night in the UFC 156 main event, taking a five-round unanimous decision from “The Answer” to cap the evening’s pay-per-vi...
Jose Aldo retained his featherweight title at UFC 156 on Saturday night, outpointing ex-lightweight ace Frankie Edgar in their “Fight of the Night”-winning headliner.
Jose Aldo withstood the most significant test of his featherweight title reign, and it came as a surprise to no one that it was Frankie Edgar who administered it.