2114 Search Results for Jose Aldo

Oct 3, 2016 7:44 pm

Not even a title fight with Conor McGregor would make Jose Aldo reconsider retirement

Earlier this month, the MMA community was caught off guard when interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo requested his release from the UFC after it was announced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be fighting Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight championship at UFC 205 rather than defending his featherweight championship. After Aldo requested his...

Oct 3, 2016 12:48 pm

Duke Roufus looks set up Anthony Pettis vs. Jose Aldo superfight

Recently, interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been engaged in a standoff with the UFC brass. After defeating Frankie Edgar for the interim featherweight championship at UFC 200, Aldo believed he had secured himself a rematch with featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who he lost to in just 13 seconds at UFC 194. McGregor, who...

Sep 29, 2016 2:52 pm

Jose Aldo: Dana White denied GSP’s $10 million minimum to fight McGregor

Georges Saint Pierre allegedly asked for a whopping $10 million to fight UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, according to former champ Jose Aldo. GSP, who has been in retirement since a 2013 split decision victory over Johnny Hendricks, was contemplating a UFC return amidst links to potential fights with Tyron Woodley who called GSP out,...

Sep 29, 2016 9:18 am

Wanderlei Silva invites Jose Aldo to fight in Rizin

While interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is currently still under contract with the UFC, the offers have begun to pour in for the former featherweight kingpin to jump to other promotions. After it was revealed that Conor McGregor would hold onto his UFC featherweight championship despite moving up to lightweight to fight Eddie Alvarez...


Sep 29, 2016 8:41 am

Max Holloway goes off on Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar

Max Holloway has been on a campaign for a featherweight title shot, both inside and outside of the octagon. And with a nine-fight win streak, the longest in the featherweight division,  you would think the 24-year-old Hawaiian would have earned a title shot already, but with the logjam that is the current state of the...

Sep 29, 2016 8:31 am

Jose Aldo gets invitation for Bellator MMA fight

Jose Aldo’s future in MMA currently hangs in limbo while he remains adamant that the UFC release him from his contract so he can retire from MMA and play another professional sport. Aldo’s request came after the UFC announced that Conor McGregor would be moving to lightweight to fight Eddie Alvarez in the main event...

Sep 28, 2016 10:46 pm

Jose Aldo willing to take UFC to court over contract according to manager

Interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo’s ongoing saga with the UFC brass could get even uglier if both sides stand their ground. After the UFC announced that Conor McGregor would be fighting Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight championship at UFC 205, and would not be vacating the featherweight championship, Aldo requested that the promotion...

Sep 28, 2016 11:40 am

Max Holloway to Jose Aldo: “No more running”

The man with the longest winning streak in the UFC’s featherweight division is losing his patience in getting a fight with interim champion Jose Aldo. Max Holloway (16-3), has won nine UFC fights in a row since dropping a decision loss to Conor McGregor back in 2013. Since then, the 24-year-old Hawaaian has been on...

Sep 28, 2016 9:53 am

Dana White reacts to Jose Aldo’s request to be released

Tuesday afternoon, UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo left the MMA community stunned as he requested that the UFC release him from his contract so that he could retire from MMA and move to another sport entirely. Aldo expressed his frustration with the UFC for not making good on their promise to force Conor McGregor...

Sep 27, 2016 10:51 pm

Jose Aldo requests release from UFC, wants to retire & move to another sport

Interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been waiting in limbo to find out whether UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be returning to featherweight for a title unification fight. Aldo, who earned himself a rematch with McGregor by defeating Frankie Edgar at UFC 200 in July, has been campaigning for a rematch with McGregor...

Sep 27, 2016 5:17 pm

Report: Jose Aldo Wants Out of His UFC Contract

Last night, it was announced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be receiving a crack at Eddie Alvarez’s lightweight title. The two will share the main event honors of UFC 205. While this news garnered massive amounts of excitement from the fans, it did not go over so well with a number of McGregor’s...

Sep 27, 2016 9:56 am

Jose Aldo reacts to Conor McGregor fighting Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205

While UFC President Dana White was adamant about UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor defending his featherweight title after his UFC 202 scrap with Nate Diaz, it was revealed earlier this week that McGregor’s next fight would be a lightweight tilt for Eddie Alvarez’ lightweight championship in the main event of UFC 205. In addition to...

Sep 16, 2016 8:26 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo Looking Razor Sharp in Training

[ooyala code=”1vMDR4NTE6QbgnxwYZHCn1sfwDErWDh9″ player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”724″ autoplay=”true”] Interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo is still an absolute monster. The video above – which shows the Brazilian great smashing mitts with Emerson Falcao – is all the proof of that statement you need. As deadly as Aldo looks in training, however, we currently don’t know who he’s training...

Sep 15, 2016 9:51 pm

Jose Aldo calls out Anthony Pettis, admits Max Holloway is tougher fight

While the MMA world awaits news regarding whether or not UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will return to the featherweight division following his majority decision win over Nate Diaz last month, interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo can’t help but play matchmaker. While many are calling for #3 ranked featherweight Max Holloway to get a fight...

Sep 14, 2016 5:29 am

Max Holloway demands title shot from Jose Aldo, Aldo prefers Pettis

Max Holloway has officially lost his patience in waiting for a title shot. The 24-year-old Hawaiian is currently riding a nine fight win streak, by far the longest in the featherweight division, yet the man still hasn’t got his shot at gold. Holloway tweeted at interim champion Jose Aldo in frustration on Tuesday night: Dont...

Aug 23, 2016 9:15 am

Andre Pederneiras: Conor McGregor isn’t confident for Jose Aldo rematch

At the end of 2015, Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon for what many believed to be the toughest test of his mixed martial arts career. Opposite McGregor was undisputed UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, who had yet to taste defeat inside the Octagon as he reigned as the 145 pound kingpin. McGregor made short...

Aug 23, 2016 8:18 am

Opening Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo II betting odds

Leading up to Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz’ highly anticipated UFC 202 rematch, UFC President Dana White was adamant that McGregor would return to featherweight after the fight, regardless of the outcome, for a title unification fight with interim champion Jose Aldo. McGregor, who knocked out Aldo in just 13 seconds at UFC 194, has...

Aug 21, 2016 12:08 pm

Jose Aldo has a message for Conor McGregor

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor scored a majority decision victory over Nate Diaz last night in a welterweight bout which headlined UFC 202 in Las Vegas. UFC president Dana White had stated prior to yesterday’s fight that McGregor would return to featherweight or vacate his 145-pound belt win or lose following his rematch with Diaz....

Aug 16, 2016 8:53 am

Conor McGregor reflects on Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar fight

At one point in time, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was set to headline UFC 200 against Nate Diaz. With that being said, McGregor was ultimately pulled from the card for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event. Despite that, he was cageside on July 9th to watch as Jose Aldo and Frankie...

Aug 3, 2016 10:58 am

Jose Aldo gives major update on Conor McGregor’s next fight

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo is longing to avenge his KO loss to Conor McGregor. Following an impressive win over Frankie Edgar to capture the interim title at UFC 200, Aldo is just waiting for McGregor to finish his business with the non-title welterweight fight with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 so that...

Jul 27, 2016 7:54 am

Brian Stann: Conor McGregor has nothing to gain in Jose Aldo rematch

At UFC 194, many expected Conor McGregor to face the toughest test of his career as he stepped into the Octagon to face featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo. Instead, McGregor ended Aldo’s reign in just 13 seconds, knocking him out with a brutal cross. With Aldo now the interim featherweight champion, he has earned himself a...

Jul 27, 2016 7:17 am

Jose Aldo eyeing superfight with Dominick Cruz

While Jose Aldo’s next fight will likely be a title unification fight with Conor McGregor after McGregor has his UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz in August, the interim featherweight champion appears to be eyeing a fight with bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz. Cruz spoke recently in an interview, where he explained that if McGregor is...

Jul 26, 2016 11:30 am

Jose Aldo’s coach questions frequency of Conor McGregor’s drug testing

The US Anti Doping agency has been testing UFC fighters for over a year now. Over the course of the first year of testing, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was tied for the most tested athlete. With that being said, Nova Uniao head coach Andre Pederneiras doesn’t think it’s enough. Ahead of Jose Aldo’s potential...

Jul 26, 2016 9:32 am

Jose Aldo unveils gameplan for Conor McGregor

Back at UFC 194, Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo finally stepped in the Octagon to fight for the featherweight championship. While many expected the fight to be the toughest test of McGregor’s career, he dispatched of the longtime champion in just 13 seconds. At UFC 200, Aldo earned himself a rematch with McGregor as he...

Jul 21, 2016 3:38 pm

Jose Aldo clarifies comments about spies in Frankie Edgar’s locker room

At UFC 200, Jose Aldo claimed the interim featherweight championship as he defeated Frankie Edgar via unanimous decision on the main card of the historic event. While Aldo’s win was an extremely impressive one, the former featherweight kingpin drew criticism when he claimed that he had a spy in Frankie Edgar’s locker room who revealed...