According to a report from Brazil's UOL Esporte, UFC featherweight
champion Jose Aldo was involved in a weekend traffic accident but walked
away relatively unscathed.
The UFC 153 headliner was reportedly traveling by motorcycle in Rio de Janeiro when he was struck by a passing car.
Fortunately for the champion (and UFC executives), Aldo walked away from
the minor incident with only a few minor scratches and bruises, and the
episode is not expected to impact his upcoming contest w read news >>
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will meet
former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar on
Super Bowl weekend.
UFC officials announced on Tuesday's new edition of FUEL TV's "UFC
Tonight" that the much-anticipated matchup will headline the UFC's
annual Super Bowl weekend card in Las Vegas.
The event, which serves as UFC 156, takes place Feb. 2 at a venue yet to be determined.
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At this past weekend's UFC 148 event, onetime UFC title challenger Chad
Mendes wanted nothing more than to erase the sting
of a January loss to featherweight champion Jose Aldo.
It took all of 31 seconds to do exactly that, as Mendes dispatched of Cody McKenzie in violent fashion.
Following the result, UFC president Dana White promised to bring Mendes a
top-level opponent in his next outing. For "Money," the sooner the
better. After all, another shot at the title is his only current go read news >>
Heavy action from the regional circuit this weekend, which includes embattled featherweight George Sotiropoulos's first fight outside the UFC in over seven years and the the continuing adventures of Minowaman. A packed weekend on the regionals began this Friday with RFA 17 where, in the headliner, former TUF contestant Dakota Cochrane (17-6-0) faced Christos Giagos (10-2-0) for the promotion's lightweight title. Cochrane, who has beaten UFC veterans Efrain Escudero, Joe Stevenson, and Anton Kuiv read news >>
No UFC officials were thrown off the stage, and no shoes were hurled. Nonetheless, things got a bit heated at today’s UFC 179 press conference in Rio de Janeiro.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
Looks like someone saw the attention that Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier got for their media day brawl. read news >>
The UFC 145-pound champ has some thoughts on the style of a new potential challenger. Jose Aldo hasn't been bothered by the big talk game played by Conor McGregor. While the champ was included in the Irish fighter's "annihilation list", "Scarface" tells his hometown media that McGregor is just trying to promote himself in Chael Sonnen fashion. "I see his words as a normal thing. He's like a new Sonnen. He's building his name. He has just a few fights in the UFC and he's trying to jump the line. read news >>
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 >>
The war of words between UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and No. 1 contender Chad Mendes over performance-enhancing drugs continued Tuesday with the latter's appearance on Sherdog Radio. Asked whether or not he believed Aldo was a PED user, Mendes seemed sure of it. "I definitely do [think Aldo's using PEDs]," said Mendes. "This is something that's been ongoing, but for him to all of a sudden just drop out -- I mean he drops out of a lot of fights -- but I think it's pretty coincidental." A read news >>
During a Monday appearance on the Sherdog Radio Network’s ”Beatdown” show, Chad Mendes weighed in on what he really thought caused UFC 176 to be postponed. read news >>
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has heard Chad Mendes’ comments, and he’s not pleased.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>