On This Day: Jose Aldo promoted to UFC featherweight champion

November 21, 2015 9:05 am by Evan Bell

On this day 5 years ago, the UFC promoted Jose Aldo from the WEC champion to the inaugural UFC featherweight champion.

Aldo has gone on to defend the title 7 times, and has remained the only UFC featherweight champion.

He will look to defend his championship once more at UFC 194 when he fights Conor McGregor on December 12th in a title unification bout.


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