Archive: Jose Aldo

Nov 16, 2014 10:16 am

Lamas Wants McGregor: “He Has To Fight A Wrestler Like Me”

Following his dominant, and impressive win over Dennis Bermudez at UFC 180 last night (See that HERE), Ricardo Lamas stated he would like to fight Conor McGregor next before getting another shot at Jose Aldo. He spoke to MMAJunkie at the post-fight press conference saying: “I want to get back to the title shot. The...

Nov 3, 2014 4:31 pm

Poirier Believes He Can Still Beat McGregor, Claims He Just “Got Caught”

Dustin Poirier is coming off of a KO loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 178, where he was TKO’d in the first round. Leading up to the bout, McGregor and Poirier were trading verbal blows back and forth, which Poirier says adds to the disappointment of the loss. He spoke to Ariel Helwani on The...

Nov 2, 2014 4:29 pm

Legendary Rapper Narrates MMA Documentary

Legendary rapper Ice T has taken on the role of narrating a film about Wallid Ismail’s MMA promotion in Brazil. Ismail is the man credited with aiding MMA stars such as Fabricio Werdum, Lyoto Machida, and Jose Aldo to name a few, to super-stardom in their careers. In this video, Ismail gives fight fans an...

Nov 2, 2014 11:04 am

Lyoto Machida Believes Aldo Is ‘Too Dominant’, Doesn’t Think McGregor Can Win

After Jose Aldo defeated Chad Mendes at UFC 179 last month, many began calling for Conor McGregor to fight the featherweight champion. Fans began making posters (See that HERE), and even trailers for the bout (See that HERE). Despite McGregor being booked to fight Dennis Siver in January, talks of Aldo vs. McGregor continue to...

Oct 31, 2014 5:01 am

Duane Ludwig Defends Aldo’s Late Punches

“The crowd was so loud I didn’t hear it myself. I heard the 10-second clacker and knew the end of the round was close, but I didn’t actually hear a bell. I found out after the fight during interviews, actually. I heard Dana talking about it. He was the one who pointed it out. I...

Oct 27, 2014 11:47 am

UFC 179 Medical Suspensions: Phil Davis Out Up To 6-Months

UFC 179 took place this past Saturday, where Jose Aldo successfully defended his featherweight title against Chad Mendes. We have the medical suspension lost for the entire card, which was obtained by MMAJunkie from the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission. Jose Aldo: suspended 60 days no contact for 45 days Chad Mendes: suspended 60 days no...

Oct 27, 2014 11:38 am

Yan Cabral Slams Conor McGregor: “I Want To Beat Him Up”

Conor McGregor’s trash talking of Jose Aldo hasn’t fallen on deaf ears, as seen by Aldo’s callout of McGregor after defeating Chad Mendes at UFC 179 (Watch that HERE). Aldo’s teammate, Yan Cabral told media members after his UFC 179 win on Saturday over Naoyuki Kotani, that he wants to fight McGregor as well. “I...

Oct 27, 2014 11:27 am

PHOTO | Dana White Gives Trolls Permission To Hate

UFC President Dana White has been on the receiving end of harsh criticism lately due to what people say is preferred treatment towards Conor McGregor. White posted the following photo on his Instagram, giving trolls permission to hate. Ready……. Set…….. HATE!!!! Just landed in Miami for some meetings!!!! What's up Miami A photo posted by...

Oct 27, 2014 9:03 am

QUICK TWITT: Cub Swanson Promised Title Shot With Win Over Edgar

In an interesting turn of events, Cub Swanson revealed that he has been promised the next title shot against Jose Aldo, should he defeat Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night 57 on November 22nd. Following Jose Aldo’s win over Chad Mendes at UFC 179, UFC President Dana White says if Conor McGregor defeats Dennis Siver...

Oct 27, 2014 5:04 am

QUICK TWITT: Jose Aldo Breaks Career Record For Most Significant Strikes Landed In A Fight

Last night at UFC 179, in the main event against Chad Mendes, Jose Aldo successfully defended his featherweight championship (See the highlights HERE). Aldo also broke his own career record for most significant strikes landed in a fight. .@josealdojunior landed a career-high 102 significant strikes tonight. Previous highs: 94 vs. Hominick and 77 vs. Faber. #UFC179...

Oct 26, 2014 4:27 pm

PHOTOS | Jose Aldo Celebrates His Win Over Chad Mendes

Jose Aldo celebrated his win over Chad Mendes last night at UFC 179 earlier today, and posted the following photos on his Facebook page. Post by Jose Aldo Junior-oficial. Post by Jose Aldo Junior-oficial. Can’t see these photos? Click HERE and HERE.

Oct 26, 2014 4:20 pm

PHOTO | James Te Huna With The Hilarious Photobomb On Ross Pearson

Last night at UFC 179, Ross Pearson was posing for a photo when UFC light heavyweight James Te Huna photobombed the TUF winner. best fucking photobomb ever @jamestehuna @tehuna #photobomb http://t.co/NGIXdnFbFr pic.twitter.com/VRRRWhiGD7 — Ross Pearson (@RossTheRealDeal) October 26, 2014

Oct 26, 2014 3:52 pm

Phil Davis Explains Anderson Silva Call Out

Phil Davis put on a spectacular performance last night at UFC 179 in the co-main event where he destroyed Glover Texeira for 3-rounds to earn a unanimous decision victory (Watch the highlights HERE). The win further cemented Davis’ place as ‘The Brazilian Killer’ with Davis going 4-0 against Brazilian fighters in Brazil. Davis stated in...

Oct 26, 2014 3:34 pm

QUICK TWITT: Jose Aldo Thanks Fans For Support

Last night in the main event of UFC 179, Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes went to war for 25-minutes. The bout ultimately ended up seeing Jose Aldo defend his featherweight championship, but left the champ bruised and battered (See that photo HERE). This morning, the champ sent a Tweet out to his fans, thanking them...

Oct 26, 2014 3:24 pm

PHOTO | A Battered And Bruised, But Victorious, Jose Aldo Post-Fight

Last night in the main event of UFC 179, Jose Aldo defended his featherweight strap against Chad Mendes (Watch the highlights HERE). The bout was the toughest test of Aldo’s career, and left the champ with a nasty cut above his left eye. Aldo’s coach, Pedro Rizzo, posted the following photo on Instagram of himself...

Oct 26, 2014 3:05 pm

McGregor Sees Holes In Aldo’s Game, “My Confidence Is Sky High”

Conor McGregor attended UFC 179 last night in Brazil, with a close eye on the main event between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, where Aldo defended his featherweight strap (Watch the highlights HERE). McGregor, who faces Dennis Siver in January at UFC Fight Night Boston, will face Jose Aldo in the summer according to UFC...

Oct 26, 2014 11:56 am

Cruz And Cormier Break Down The Dominance Of Jose Aldo

Last night after Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes battled in the cage for 25 minutes, Dominick Cruz and Daniel Cormier broke down the bout, and Jose Aldo’s dominance on the UFC 179 postfight show. Cruz gave his take on Aldo’s dominant style, saying: “He kind of waits and gets pissed off, then starts marching forward...

Oct 26, 2014 11:52 am

Cruz And Cormier Give Their Take On Incredible Aldo-Mendes Bout

Last night in the main-event of UFC 179, Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes put on a spectacular performance that earned both men ‘Fight of the Night’ honors, and may even earn them ‘Fight of the Year’ (Catch the bout highlights HERE). After the bout on the UFC 179 post-fight show, Dominick Cruz and Daniel Cormier...

Oct 26, 2014 11:35 am

Dana White Discusses High-Stakes McGregor vs. Siver Bout, And Aldo-McGregor Bout

It was announced early yesterday that Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver would headline UFC Fight Night Boston in January. While many criticized the UFC for ‘protecting’ McGregor, UFC President Dana White sees the bout very differently. He spoke at the post-fight press conference, which MMAJunkie attended, and transcribed. “A lot of people are dismissing Siver...

Oct 26, 2014 11:29 am

With Record Tying UFC 179 Win, Neil Magny Ready For 6th Fight In 2014

Last night in the main event of the prelims of UFC 179, Neil Magny defeated Willian Macario via TKO. The bout was Magny’s 5th fight, and win, of 2014, tying him with Roger Huerta for most wins in a year, but Magny doesn’t want to stop there. He spoke post-fight about his desire to fight...