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  • 4 years ago
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LONDON - WEC featherweight champion Jose Aldo may agree with observers who think he's running out of credible threats. During a Q&A session with UFC Fight Club members at the Earls Court Exhibition Centre in London, UFC president Dana White said Aldo has expressed interest in moving up to the lightweight division. "From what I'm hearing, Aldo's interested in testing himself," White said. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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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 >>

  • 9 days ago
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In UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo’s ideal world, Conor McGregor will emerge victorious in tonight’s UFC Fight Night 59 headliner and then head to the champ’s native Brazil for a title shot. Dana White, meanwhile, seems to have other plans.Filed under: (...) read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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A fight between UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis and featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been rumored for quite some time now. In fact, there was a time when it was more than a rumor. Pettis was scheduled to face Aldo at UFC 163 last August, but an injury forced him to withdraw from the fight. The injury would not keep him on the shelf for long, however, and Pettis would return at UFC 164 to wrest control of the lightweight title away from Benson Henderson. Then, after Aldo defeated Ricardo read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis said his desire to fight featherweight titleholder Jose Aldo is “nothing personal,” and he’s willing to meet the Brazilian at any weight.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos Tagged: Anthony Pettis, Jose Aldo read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo was expected to put his belt on the line against Anthony Pettis before "Showtime" was forced to withdraw from the fight. Now that Pettis is the UFC's lightweight champ, Aldo would prefer to move up and fight for that belt, instead. 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. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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UFC lightweight champ Frankie Edgar knows that fans are interested in a potential powder keg fight between him and Jose Aldo. But is the UFC's 155lb king interested? read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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HOUSTON - Undersized UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has proven over and over that he's more than capable of fighting (and winning) at 155 pounds. That said, UFC president Dana White would still like to see him make the move to featherweight, especially for a bout against 145-pound kingpin Jose Aldo. "Honestly, I'd like to see [Edgar] move to 145 and fight Aldo," White said following Saturday night's UFC 136 post-event press conference at Houston's Toyota Center. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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With the WEC featherweight title retired in Thursday's UFC-WEC merger, the UFC's first-ever featherweight championship fight will take place at UFC 125. Featherweight contender Josh Grispi has been pulled from a planned WEC 52 bout with Erik Koch in favor of a UFC 125 shot at 145-pound champion Jose Aldo. MMAjunkie.com confirmed with sources close to the event that verbal agreements are in place for the contest, and bout agreements are expected to be finalized shortly. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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While the mixed martial arts world continues to buzz about Conor McGregor’s impressive stoppage of Dennis Siver at last weekend’s UFC Fight Night card in Boston, the betting world still favors UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo over the outspoken Irishman. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Bleacher Report lead mixed martial arts writers Jonathan Snowden and Jeremy Botter have banded together—much like a modern-day version of the Justice League—to take on the most important questions facing the MMA world. Welcome to The Question. Now that Conor McGregor has proven he's got legitimate star power, setting ratings records on Fox Sports 1, a new question comes to the fore. Will he prove to be equally as devastating in the cage as he is at the box office? He's established himself as a l read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo will defend his 145-pound strap against new No. 1 title contender Conor McGregor, in what is already being billed as the biggest fight in the history of the division. And he'll do it as the 9/5 favorite (-180). That's according to the opening line over at Bovada, which pegs "Notorious" as a 3/2 underdog (+150). They're already penciled in for a headlining title fight at the upcoming UFC 187 pay-per-view (PPV) event in May (more read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo will be watching from cageside, and he believes Conor McGregor will defeat Siver and move on to face him for the title. It's not exactly an earth-shattering prediction, but the UFC featherweight champion in Jose Aldo has gone on record to say that he believes Conor McGregor will come out victorious against Dennis Siver. While he hasn't been a fan of the brash Irishman, Aldo thinks Conor will get his title shot and set up a big money bout for him. "A fight is a f read news >>

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