Archive: Jose Aldo

Feb 25, 2013 5:57 pm

Dana White: Aldo vs. Pettis is on

By Evan Stoumbelis Dana White just announced via Twitter that Jose Aldo will fight Anthony Pettis for the Featherweight title in August. There had been some speculation as to whether or not the fight would happen Dana White told reporters after UFC 157 that Aldo was refusing to fight Pettis because he didn’t think Showtime...

Feb 6, 2013 10:29 am

Pettis: Aldo Tougher For Opponent Than Ben Henderson | UFC NEWS

“He’s good where I’m good — he likes to stand, trade and bang, and I feel like I’m more well-rounded and can offer him a big challenge…. Aldo is a tougher fight [than Ben Henderson] … that’s why I asked for it. He’s going through opponents like crazy. He just beat the last 155-pound champion....

Feb 5, 2013 10:34 am

Pettis Books Aldo Title Fight For August 3 | UFC NEWS

With a division as ripe as the UFC’s 145-pound weigh-class, it’s hard to understand why title challengers keep dropping down to face the Brazilian born champion, Jose Aldo. The latest to do so is lightweight contender Anthony Pettis, who will make the transition to featherweight on August 3rd to fight for UFC gold against Jose...

Feb 2, 2013 9:57 pm

UFC 156 Main Event Recap | UFC News

  UFC 156 took place last night on Super Saturday and featured a plethora of incredible fights featuring some of the best talent in the world. Headlining the card was Jose Aldo defending his featherweight title against the former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar. Edgar is coming off of consecutive losses to Benson Henderson and...

Feb 2, 2013 7:13 pm

UFC 156 Prelim results

By Evan Stoumbelis Tonight MMA fans will watch as Frankie Edgar challenges featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo, Alistair Overeem makes his return against Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva, and Rashad Evans hopes to defeat Antonio Nogueira and earn a fight with Anderson Silva, but before that, fans tuned into Facebook and FX for 6 bouts. Starting with the...

Jan 30, 2013 11:03 am

VIDEO | Countdown to UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar (Full Episode) | UFC NEWS

Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar are finally stepping into the Octagon for their highly anticipated superfight at UFC 156. Hear what each fighter says is the key to victory at UFC 156. Also, hear from two big men with big punching power, Alistair Overeem and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, both guarantee their fight won’t go the...

Jan 28, 2013 12:32 pm

VIDEO | UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar Extended Preview | UFC NEWS

The fight people have been clamoring for is finally here! Former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar drops to featherweight to challenge Jose Aldo, plus heavyweight sluggers Alistair Overeem and Antonio Silva get their long-awaited grudge match at UFC 156.

Jan 25, 2013 12:16 pm

The Death of the Number One Contender | Editorial | UFC News

The Death of the Number One Contender: There once was a time where the UFC consisted of a tournament in which men fought several times in a single day, with a win advancing you to the next round and a loss sending you packing. With each win, you came one step closer to fighting for...

Jan 25, 2013 11:34 am

The Death of the Number One Contender | MMA Editorial

  There once was a time where the UFC consisted of a tournament in which men fought several times in a single day, with a win advancing you to the next round and a loss sending you packing. With each win, you came one step closer to fighting for the grand prize in the form...

Jan 12, 2013 1:29 pm

Quick Twitt: Swanson vs. Siver For Number One Contender? | UFC NEWS

After the UFC 156 main event between Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar, there is not one clear new title challenger for the UFC’s featherweight crown. Maybe that’s why someone informed Cub Swanson that his upcoming fight against Dennis Siver is for a number one contender seat: The two fight at UFC on FUEL TV 7...

Jan 10, 2013 11:31 am

Ready For Featherweight Debut, Edgar Already Within Weight Range | UFC NEWS

In a recent interview with Las Vegas Weekly, former UFC lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar answered a few key questions about his upcoming opponent, Jose Aldo. You’ve never fought at 145 pounds before. Are you worried about the weight cut? Will you do a test cut to make sure you can make it down without a...

Jan 9, 2013 10:33 am

Diego Nunes Leaves Nova Uniao In Pursuit Of Championship Gold | UFC NEWS

“I respected the people with whom I worked with at Nova União” said Nunes. “Independently of what I wanted though, I lowered my head there. There, Aldo was the champion really so I could never shout, ‘Oh! I am going to be a champion!’ Whenever I bow my head, I did it out of my...

Jan 8, 2013 1:50 pm

Chico Camus vs. Dustin Kimura added to UFC 156 | UFC News

UFC officials announced today that a bantamweight bout between Chico Camus (12-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and undefeated promotional newcomer Dustin Kimura (9-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has been added to next month’s UFC 156 card. Camus recently scored a unanimous-decision victory over Dustin Pague at UFC 150 in his promotional debut. The victory marked Chico’s fourth straight and...

Jan 8, 2013 6:00 am

VIDEO | UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar Trailer | UFC NEWS

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo defends his title against former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar in 2013’s first superfight. Plus Rashad Evans vs. Rogerio Nogueira, and Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, live on pay-per-view!

Jan 8, 2013 5:54 am

Yves Edwards vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg set for UFC 156 | UFC News

UFC officials recently announced that a lightweight bout between Strikeforce import Isaac Vallie-Flagg (13-3-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and the “Thugjitsu Master” Yves Edwards (42-18-1 UFC, 10-6 UFC) has been added to UFC 156 in Las Vegas. Flagg enters the UFC on the heels of back-to-back split-decision wins over the Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante and Brian Melancon under the Strikeforce...

Jan 3, 2013 9:35 am

Tyron Woodley replaces Erick Silva, meets Jay Hieron at UFC 156 | UFC News

UFC officials announced yesterday that former Strikeforce welterweight title contender Tyron Woodley (10-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will make his octagon debut at UFC 156, when he faces Jay Hieron (23-6 MMA, 0-3 UFC). Woodley got the call and agreed to step in to replace an injured Erick Silva (14-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) on the Febraury card. A timetable for Silva’s...

Nov 26, 2012 9:53 am

Urijah Faber vs Vaughan Lee added to UFC 156 | UFC News

  A bantamweight bout between Urijah Faber (26-6 MMA, 2-2 UFC) and Vaughan Lee (12-8-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has been added to UFC 156 on Superbowl weekend. Faber returns to the octagon for the first time since losing an interim UFC bantamweight championship match to Renan Barao at UFC 149 in July. Prior to the fight...

Nov 23, 2012 9:16 am

‘UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar’ Tickets On Sale Next Week | UFC NEWS

The UFC is set to release tickets for its traditional Super Bowl weekend pay-per-view event next week. “Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar is a fight the fans have wanted to see for a long time and on Feb. 2, the super fight is going to happen,” said UFC President Dana White. “Our fights on Super...

Nov 21, 2012 2:59 pm

Silva vs. Hieron Set For UFC 156 | MMA News

  An intriguing match-up between two welterweight strikers has been added to the UFC 156 card. UFC Veteran and recent re-signee, Jay Hieron will face young, rising prospect, Erick Silva. UFC 156 will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event of that card will be featherweight champion,...