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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight kingpin Frankie Edgar will make his featherweight debut against 145-pound titlist Jose Aldo at UFC 153. read news >>
With Erik Koch injured, former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has agreed to step in and challenge UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo at UFC 153 in Brazil. read news >>
Despite a pair of disappointing losses to current UFC lightweight
champion Benson Henderson, former titleholder Frankie Edgar will now get his shot at history.
USA TODAY Sports and MMAjunkie.com have learned that an undisclosed injury has forced Erik
Koch to withdraw from a planned UFC 153 title fight with
current featherweight champion Jose Aldo, and Edgar has
agreed to step into the evening's main event.
Edgar now looks to join UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture and Hawaiian
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Frankie Edgar was understandably upset to hear that featherweight champ Jose Aldo had been forced to withdraw from UFC 153 due to
But the ex-UFC lightweight champ's manager said he is open to fighting
at the Oct. 13 pay-per-view event or another down the line.
"If the UFC wants Frankie to fight anybody, he'll fight anybody," Ali
Abdel-Aziz today told MMAjunkie.com. "It doesn't
matter. If they want him to fight on this card, he'll fight on this
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The injury bug has bitten Jose Aldo once again, this time knocking the UFC featherweight champion out of a planned UFC 153 title defense against former lightweight titleholder Frankie Edgar. read news >>
Sometimes, when it rains, it pours. Such often is the case for the UFC.
Not two hours after announcing the loss of its co-main event for UFC 153, the UFC now has lost its top draw on the card. Featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been forced out of his title fight with Frankie Edgar, leaving the UFC with a pair of holes in the top two positions for its return to Brazil.
UFC President Dana White on Tuesday announced the news, summing it up on Twitter with: "Another amazing day at the UF read news >>
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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Erik Koch will meet at UFC 153 in Brazil.
The bout, originally slated to headline this weekend's UFC 149 event before Aldo suffered an injury, now will take place in October.
UFC officials today announced the long-awaited title fight for UFC 153, which takes place Oct. 13 at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will return home for his next title defense when he helps headline UFC 153 in his home country of Brazil.
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Jose Aldo won't lack worthy opponents if he decides to stay at featherweight after UFC 163. read news >>
"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." read news >>
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. read news >>