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RIO DE JANEIRO - On Tuesday night, the beaches of Barra da Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro were pelted with a pouring rain, even as workers diligently constructed the setting for the week's UFC 142 open-workout event. But on Wednesday, the clouds parted - and the crowd gathered. Today, while the afternoon started out as a scaled-down version of this past August's UFC 134 gathering in Rio, things changed when budding Brazilian superstar Jose Aldo took to the mats. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO - With his 14th-straight victory in the featherweight division, UFC champ Jose Aldo is beginning to run out of possible opponents at 145 pounds. Sure, there's a few names making their way up the ranks right now, but is it time for Aldo to make the move up to lightweight in search of greater challenges? UFC president Dana White said he's just fine with Aldo staying put at featherweight, but he certainly won't stand in the way if the champ decides to move up in weight. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - Jose Aldo just might be the new pride of Brazil. Five months after middleweight champion Anderson Silva sent the HSBC Arena into a frenzy at UFC 134, Aldo knocked out Chad Mendes in the first round to defend his featherweight title for a third time. The title fight headlined UFC 142 and aired on pay-per-view following prelims on Facebook and FX. It took place at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

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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 read news >>

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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has heard Chad Mendes’ comments, and he’s not pleased.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a year ago
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Complete photo gallery from the UFC on FX 6: Sotiropoulos vs. Pearson open workouts, courtesy of photographer Chez Watts. read news >>

  • a year ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - Jose Aldo is done riding motorcycles. The UFC featherweight champ was supposed to be gearing up for a fight in three days in front of his home fans. Instead, thanks to a spill on his ride, he's in Rio de Janeiro as a spectator. And because of that, Aldo said he's done with that form of transportation - one of the more economical and popular ways to get around in Brazil. read news >>

  • a year ago
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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 injury. 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 card. If they want him to wait, h read news >>

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Check out the MMAWeekly.com UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans open workouts photo gallery from Jeff Cain. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO - MMAjunkie.com was on scene for today's official "UFC 142: Mendes vs. Aldo" weigh-ins, where all 20 competitors looked to make weight for Saturday's pay-per-view event, the company's first 2012 visit to Brazil. Unfortunately, one notable contestant didn't. In front of a lively crowd at Rio de Janeiro's HSBC Arena, co-main event fighter Anthony Johnson weighed in at 197 pounds for his middleweight fight with Vitor Belfort. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - Understandably, Chad Mendes was irritated by the suggestion that he isn't ready to fight UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo. But the owner of that suggestion, Gray Maynard, said he isn't out to get the featherweight challenger. "It's not like I'm flying over here because I want Chad to lose and there's a grudge and I want him to lose," he told MMAjunkie.com. "Not at all." read news >>

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