The UFC released a statement on Jose Aldo’s injury and UFC 189 last night, basically saying that Aldo’s injury is not as bad as reported and still plans on fighting. If for some reason he can’t go, then they have contacted Chad Mendes to be prepared to step in if needed.
So, looks like Aldo vs. McGregor is still a go. Check out how the MMA World reacted to hearing the news!
Disappointed I wasn't the stand by guy. Felt it should of been me, think a lot of you feel the same. Thanks for all the support.
— Frankie Edgar (@FrankieEdgar) June 25, 2015
— chad mendes (@chadmendes) June 25, 2015
Thank God!🙏 https://t.co/r5grH44eop
— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) June 25, 2015
So Aldo not gonna train for the next 2.5 weeks then defend the title? Not smart. Near impossible to train with severely bruised ribs
— Ben Askren (@Benaskren) June 25, 2015
— Brad Pickett (@One_Punch) June 25, 2015
Much respect to Aldo. Hope fighters/camps etc take notice & learn to keep their mouths shut. Most skilled fighter in world in tough spot
— Brian Stann (@BrianStann) June 25, 2015
Goodluck to Connor in July ..
— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) June 25, 2015
It turned out he just had a little period pain.
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) June 25, 2015
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