Archive: Jose Aldo

Oct 20, 2012 4:13 pm

Hacran Dias vs. Chad Mendes set for UFC on FX 6 | UFC News

A featherweight match-up between Hacran Dias (21-1-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Chad Mendes (12-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FX 6 card set for this December. Chad “Money” Mendes most recently saw action at UFC 148, where he delivered a vicious body shot to Cody McKenzie that resulted in a...

Sep 28, 2012 7:14 am

Clay Guida drops to featherweight division | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Longtime UFC lightweight standout Clay Guida (29-13 MMA, 9-7 UFC) is dropping down a weight class and will now compete in the UFC’s featherweight division. Clay’s representatives at VFD Sports Marketing announced the news today stating that Guida has opted to drop to the 145lb featherweight division. A debut date and opponent have...

Sep 19, 2012 6:13 am

Frank Mir Injured: Out of His Bout with Daniel Cormier

  And the hits just keep on coming! It has been a real rough month for UFC President Dana White as well as for the fans. For the third time in less than four weeks a main event has lost one of its participants. MMA Junkie broke word last night that Frank Mir’s Strikeforce debut...

Sep 13, 2012 1:40 pm

Anderson Silva & Co. Show What it Means to be an Ultimate Fighter

  It wasn’t that long ago that people were growing disenchanted with Anderson Silva. After lackluster performances against Thales Leites and Patrick Cote, Silva walked into the Octagon at UFC 112 in Abu Dhabi and embarrassed himself, the sport, his opponent and the UFC. All talk of a potential super fight against UFC Welterweight Champion...


Sep 12, 2012 3:27 pm

Rumor: Wanderlei Silva vs. Chael Sonnen possible for UFC 153 main event | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor News broke yesterday that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo had sustained an injury and was forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Frankie Edgar at UFC 153. As if that news wasn’t enough to panic UFC officials, the organization also had to scrap the co-main event set for 153 between Quinton...

Sep 5, 2012 6:08 am

St. Pierre vs. Silva super fight expected to be at 180lbs and in Cowboys Stadium | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (22-2 MMA, 16-2 UFC) returns to the octagon at UFC 154, this following a 19-month layoff due to a knee injury. If George is victorious against interim titleholder Carlos Condit (28-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC) this November, one of the biggest fights in UFC history could follow. That proposed fight would...

Aug 31, 2012 6:22 am

Frankie Edgar "Answers" The Call– Steps Up To Fight Jose Aldo at UFC 153

  Frankie Edgar certainly lived up to his nickname, “The Answer” late last night when he stepped up and agreed to face UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo on just seven weeks notice after Aldo’s original opponent, Erik Koch was forced to withdraw due to an undisclosed injury. Edgar is coming off his second consecutive, razor-thin...

Aug 31, 2012 4:19 am

Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo Set For UFC 153 With Koch Out Injured | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar will be receiving an immediate Featherweight title shot after all. Edgar has stepped in to replace the injured Erik Koch and face current Featherweight title holder Jose Aldo at UFC 153. The news comes via USA Today. Edgar (14-3-1) is currently on a two fight losing...

Aug 22, 2012 12:30 am

Frankie Edgar Moves To The Featherweight Division And Is Willing To Face Anyone | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar is heading to the Featherweight division. The news was first reported on Tuesday night’s episode of UFC Tonight on FUEL TV. Edgar (14-3-1) is coming off a controversial loss at UFC 150 against UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson. This was his second loss on the bounce...

Aug 1, 2012 9:57 am

Luiz Cane drops to middleweight to face Chris Camozzi at UFC 153 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Luiz Cane (12-4 MMA, 4-4 UFC) has not entered the octagon in over a year due to injuries. Today it was announced that the former light heavyweight will be competing in his home country of Brazil at UFC 153. This time around, Cane will be competing in the middleweight division and his opponent will be...

Jul 30, 2012 9:24 am

Diego Brandao vs Joey Gambino set for UFC 153 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Diego Brandao (14-8 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is set to face Joey Gambino (9-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) in his home country of Brazil at UFC 153. Brandao will be looking to bounce back after suffering a loss to Darren Elkins at UFC 146 in his last bout. The Ultimate Fighter 14 winner broke...

Jul 26, 2012 1:00 pm

Who’s next for the Korean Zombie? | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It was recently announced that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will be returning home for his next title defense, when he faces Erik Koch in Brazil this October at UFC 153. After reading the news, I immediately thought of Chan Sung Jung, who had recently called out the current 145 pound champion...

Jul 2, 2012 3:23 am

Greg Jackson Thinks Swanson Can Eventually Contend With Aldo | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Cub Swanson is coming off an impressive victory over Ross Pearson at UFC on FX: Maynard vs. Guida which moved him to (17–5) overall and (2-1) UFC. However on June 7, 2009 Swanson faced Jose Aldo in a WEC Featherweight Title Eliminator. The bout just eight seconds in to the first round...

Jun 12, 2012 12:37 pm

UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen Weigh-Ins Venue Set For Mandalay Bay | UFC NEWS

The weigh-ins for the most highly anticipated fight of the year have been scheduled for July 6th at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. The weigh-in will coincide with the UFC Fan Expo that will take place July 6-7 at the same venue. In the main event for UFC 148, Anderson Silva will take on Chael...

Jun 10, 2012 2:19 am

Jose Aldo Out of UFC 149, Faber vs. Barao Moved To Main Event | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is out of the UFC 149 main event due to injury. As UFC 149 is now without the main event the UFC 148 co-main event moves to UFC 149. Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao has been moved over as the new main event in Calgary. UFC officials...

May 23, 2012 10:26 am

UFC on Fox 4 adds four new fights, Including The Return Of Swick | UFC NEWS

By Chris Taylor: Yesterday, the UFC announced that four fights had been added to the UFC on Fox 4 card scheduled for August 4th in Los Angeles. This included a welterweight bout which will showcase the return of Mick Swick (14-4 MMA, 9-3 UFC), who takes on DaMarques Johnson (16-10 MMA, 4-4 UFC). The other...

May 21, 2012 2:00 pm

Exclusive | Showtime Pettis "I want to fight Nate Diaz!" | UFC NEWS

By: Chris Taylor I was fortunate enough to catch up with UFC lightweight top contender Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis this weekend. Pettis, who is coming off a big victory over Joe Lauzon at UFC 144, is looking to prove that he is the real #1 contender in the lightweight division. Here is our conversation: Chris: Hey...

May 12, 2012 12:58 pm

Aldo Comes Out As Heavy Favorite Over Koch

Current featherweight champion, Jose Aldo (21-1), is the heavy favorite in his upcoming bout with Erik Koch (13-1) at odds of around 4 to 1. The two will face off this summer on July 21st at the Scotiabank Saddledome for UFC 148 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This comes as no shock to most fans as...