- 2 years ago
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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
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Following his win this past weekend in UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar said he deserves the next shot at featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Now, he’s pushing a proposed date, too.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was hospitalized last Friday for kidney stones, according to a report by Brazilian media outlet Combate. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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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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- 2 years ago
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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
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Jose Aldo is increasingly vocal about UFC fighter pay. The UFC featherweight champ—and one of the best two or three fighters in all of mixed martial arts—is again airing his grievances over what he perceives to be excessively low pay for UFC fighters, particularly when compared with their boxing counterparts. Aldo made the comments Friday during a Q&A session in Barueri, Brazil, where the UFC will hold UFC Fight Night 58 Saturday. The comments were originally reported by Portuguese-language site read news >>
Prior to today’s UFC Fight Night 58 fighter weigh-ins, you can watch a Q&A session with UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and former bantamweight titleholder Dominick Cruz at 11:45 a.m. ET (8:45 a.m. PT).Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
T.J. Dillashaw is interested in a future super-fight against fellow UFC champ Jose Aldo, who he says is a 'very predictable fighter'. read news >>
Despite a 0-3 record in fights against Jose Aldo, Urijah Faber doesn’t think the UFC featherweight champion has Team Alpha Male’s number.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
After dominating the No. 2-ranked featherweight Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57 on Saturday, Frankie Edgar believes he should get the next 145-pound title shot. read news >>
And still champion. Jose Aldo turned back the stiffest challenge of his career last Saturday at UFC 179, besting Chad Mendes after a five-round brawl that will be up to history to properly put in perspective. In doing so, Aldo answered many of the criticisms that had come to surround his three-and-a-half year tenure as UFC featherweight champion. He was still his measured, technically sublime self during this bout, but when Mendes pushed, Aldo pushed back with true championship mettle. More than read news >>
- a month ago
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Cub Swanson isn't happy. Suffering through shots of featherweight contender Conor McGregor sitting cageside at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, Swanson was forced to enjoy the action from home. @DamonMartin — Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) October 26, 2014 Facing the media after 25 minutes of work against Chad Mendes, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo wasn't even asked about Swanson. UFC president Dana White did his best to help build imaginary barriers for McGregor to climb in the form of a 'motivated' read news >>
As if anyone needed further validation of Jose Aldo's greatness, the champ put on a display at UFC 179 that reminded fans of his former WEC days. Aldo's fight with Chad Mendes started nearly the same as the T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao bout earlier this year, with the Team Alpha Male fighter dropping the champion early. But instead of the knockdown setting the tone for the entire fight, Aldo's championship resolve showed through as the Brazilian scored a knockdown of his own to end the first f read news >>
RIO DE JANEIRO – UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo defended his title a seventh time in his biggest test to date in a title rematch with Chad Mendes.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>