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 >>
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 >>
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 read news >>
The UFC 176 main event between featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Chad Mendes is expected to be rescheduled for mid-October, as per Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports. However, if Aldo still isn't fully healed and ready to roll by then, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta said somebody else might step up to fight Mendes for the chance at an interim featherweight strap. MMA Fighting's Shaun Al-Shatti relayed Fertitta's news, tweeting: Looking at the top five of the UFC's 145-pound division, this makes read news >>
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 read news >>
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. 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 >>
Will Frankie Edgar knock off Jose Aldo for the featherweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday? read news >>
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UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar live results and play-by-play on Saturday, February 2. The main event features Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar. read news >>
UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar quick results on Saturday, February 2. The main event features Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar. read news >>
In his first appearance in more than a year, Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight titleholder Jose Aldo faces perhaps the most difficult test of his career. read news >>