Results for: UFC boss WEC champ Jose Aldo wants test lightweight in news

  • 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 >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • 7 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 >>

  • 8 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 >>

  • a year 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • a day ago
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Reigning featherweight champ Jose Aldo made it a quick night as he knocked out Cub Swanson in the first round at WEC 41. read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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The UFC Featherweight champ is focused on his UFC 179 title defense against Chad Mendes this weekend but he's aware of Conor McGregor....and not impressed. Irish fighting and talking sensation Conor McGregor has built up a big buzz in his four-fight UFC career. But if you think the champ is losing sleep worrying about him, you'd be mistaken. At least that's what Jose Aldo told MMA Junkie this week as he heads into his UFC 179 rematch with top contender Chad Mendes. "I make it a point to observe read news >>

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