Archive: Jose Aldo

Jul 25, 2014 5:00 am

QUICK TWITT | Conor McGregor Lands A Major Book Deal

For some, the rise to stardom is a short road. UFC featherweight fighter Conor McGregor just landed a lucrative book deal. Check it: Very excited for @TheNotoriousMMA's book deal with @GillandMac! #stayready @hunterprdublin http://t.co/3NHiZ03zpD pic.twitter.com/iGx57ITNgJ — Paradigm Sports Mgmt (@ParadigmSM) July 24, 2014

Jul 24, 2014 12:53 pm

Jose Aldo Not Concerned With Length Of Layoff Or Interim Titles

“No chance at all (Will they rush the injury rehab). He’s already felling better. He did some light training Monday and didn’t feel anything. We will decide this week when he’ll be able to train hard again and then we’ll know if he can fight in October. He wants to fight as soon as possible,...

Jul 22, 2014 5:04 am

Conor McGregor Cracks Top 10 In UFC’s Official Rankings

Conor McGregor has managed to secure himself a spot on the top 10 ladder of the featherweight division in the UFC’s official rankings after dominating Diego Brandao on Saturday at UFC Dublin. The UFC’s official top 10 ladder for the featherweight division is as follows: Champion : Jose Aldo 1 Chad Mendes 2 Frankie Edgar...

Jul 20, 2014 5:27 pm

McGregor Has Plans For An Irish Dana White Replacement

“Honestly, sitting up here and listening to all the other Irish voices and all – there’s even a guy Dave Allen there, and he’s like a senior executive or something, he’s backstage, and he’s an Irish guy – we’re creeping in bit by bit. Before you know it, there will be an Irish guy up...

Jul 16, 2014 12:52 pm

McGregor: ‘Chad Mendes Is An Idiot For Saying Aldo Is Running From Him’

“I don’t believe that Aldo is running away, he defeated this guy before. Chad is an idiot to think that. But, to be honest, I don’t care about what happen between them. Their time is coming to an end and my time is beginning.” “Nothing of what they do impresses me. They don’t move like...

Jul 16, 2014 12:38 pm

Chaed Mendes: ‘I definitely think Jose Aldo used PED’s’

“I definitely do [think Aldo’s using PEDs]. This is something that’s been ongoing, but for him to all of a sudden just drop out — I mean he drops out of a lot of fights — but I think it’s pretty coincidental.” “The first time I saw that, for me, this is huge in my...

Jul 16, 2014 5:04 am

McGregor Slams Aldo And Mendes: They Don’t Impress Me

Conor McGregor took some shots at featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes today in an interview with Tatame.com.br. “I don’t believe that Aldo is running away, he defeated this guy before. Chad is an idiot to think that. But, to be honest, I don’t care about what happen between them. Their time is coming...

Jul 13, 2014 10:02 am

Mendes Fires Back At Aldo: ‘Supplement Deez Nuts’

When Chad Mendes and Jose Aldo square off for the second time, the Nova Uniao vs. Team Alpha Male rivalry will likely hit its boiling point. The two teams can’t seem to get along, and even worse, Mendes and Aldo just don’t like each other. Yesterday we featured a lengthy statement from the UFC’s featherweight...

Jul 11, 2014 9:44 pm

Chad Mendes Fed Up With Aldo – ‘He can’t run forever’

“Jose Aldo can’t run from me forever. This fight’s going to happen and I’m going to take the belt from him.” “I’m tired of it. This is something he’s been doing for so long. The first time he did the same thing. I ended up taking another fight, I ended up fighting Rani Yahya in...

Jul 10, 2014 6:37 am

Eight Fights From UFC 176 Moved to Other Events

Since officially losing UFC 176, the UFC has been steadily finding new ways to present the fights from the card. So far, more than half of the fights have been relocated to other events scattered across August and September. Below is a list of fights that have recently found a new home. Ronaldo Souza vs....

Jul 9, 2014 9:45 am

Fertitta Explains UFC 176 Cancellation

After the announcement of the postponement of UFC 176, chairman and CEO, Lorenzo Fertitta joins FOX Sports Live to explain why and when to look for it to be rescheduled for.

Jul 9, 2014 5:05 am

PHOTO | Duane Ludwig Never Rests

Famed striking coach Duane Bang Ludwig, former head coach of Team Alpha Male, who coached TJ Dillashaw against Renan Barao, may be parting ways with TAM, but he will still coach Chad Mendes against Jose Aldo. Mendes posted the following picture onto his Instagram account of Duane Ludwig writing down combos on the plane while...

Jul 8, 2014 7:07 pm

UFC 176: Mendes vs. Aldo Cancelled

UFC 176: Mendes vs. Aldo II has been cancelled after Jose Aldo withdrew from the fight with a neck and shoulder injury. The bout was scheduled to take place August 2nd at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The UFC said all of the fights that had been scheduled for the event would be shifted...

Jul 8, 2014 1:46 pm

UFC 176 Ticket Pre-Sale Numbers High Despite Aldo’s Injury

The rematch between Chad Mendes and Jose Aldo was supposed to take place August 2nd at UFC 176, however Jose Aldo suffered a neck and shoulder injury during training and will no longer be able to fight on the card. Dana White said this past Sunday that the fight will “eventually” happen, given that Aldo...

Jul 6, 2014 11:01 pm

Dana White: Aldo/Mendes Could Still Happen

Frankie Edgar put on an impressive display against BJ Penn tonight and escaped the octagon in good shape. Social media started speculating the possibility of Frankie Edgar stepping in to save the UFC 176 card by facing Chad Mendes in the new main-event, but the UFC President hushed those rumors quickly. Dana White confirmed during...

Jul 5, 2014 11:03 pm

White on UFC 176 Issues: I Don’t Want to Think About That Right Now…

With the recent injury of UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo, UFC 176 is in some real trouble. The next pay-per-view for the Ultimate Fighting Championship lost its main-event and the draw-factor for the card has decreased as a result of it. As it stands, the new main-event would be Ronaldo Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi which...

Jul 2, 2014 5:28 pm

BREAKING | Jose Aldo Injured, Out Of Mendes Bout

UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo has apparently sustained an injury leading up to his August fight with Chad Mendes, and as a result has withdrawn from the bout. UFC President Dana White has confirmed the news, but there is no word yet as to who will replace Aldo against Mendes. Stay tuned for updates.

Jul 2, 2014 2:24 pm

Dana White Hints At Cub Swanson Title Shot

UFC President Dana White hinted at Cub Swanson getting a title shot when he spoke to The Download earlier today. “Let me tell you what, Jeremy is ranked No. 10 but he’s not the number 10 fighter. He’s better than that, and Cub took big f****** shots from him early, ate his shots and came...

Jun 30, 2014 7:30 am

Cub Swanson: I want to be the guy to dethrone the legend

Following his main event victory over Jeremy Stephens at Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night 44” event in San Antonio, perennial contender Cub Swanson (21-5 MMA, 6-1 UFC) did a post fight interview with FOX Sports 1 where he stated his desire to rematch featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo: “Of course I want to fight Aldo,” said Swanson....

Jun 30, 2014 6:57 am

The Korean Zombie calls out Cub Swanson

Following his main event victory over Jeremy Stephens at Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night 44” event in San Antonio, Cub Swanson has since been called out by former featherweight title challenger “The Korean Zombie.” Chan Sung Jung (13-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) took to twitter to challenge Swanson on Sunday: @KoreanZombieMMA: “@CubSwanson Fight me.” The Korean Zombie has...

Jun 25, 2014 12:40 pm

‘Money’ Still Pissed Over Aldo Fence Grab In First Encounter

“It sucks looking back on it. I’ve watched that fight multiple times, and it pisses me off every time. I mean, that definitely would have changed at least the first round… We’re definitely going to be talking to the refs beforehand this time, and I’m really going to be working on getting takedowns out in...

Jun 23, 2014 10:35 am

Ricardo Lamas: I Beat Myself In The Aldo Fight

Top ranked UFC featherweight Ricardo Lamas joined Majority Draw Radio during a recent interview to discuss his fight against Jose Aldo, and how Aldo didn’t beat “The Bully”, he beat himself. “No, not at all, I felt fine (after sitting out). The only thing is, because it was a title shot, I was being a...

Jun 21, 2014 10:58 am

Dana’s Response To Aldo’s Pay Gripes: ‘Jose Aldo’s Pay Is Up To Jose Aldo’

“Everyone needs to make more money. A guy like Jose Aldo, he’s the pound-for-pound best fighter in the world for two rounds, and then he starts to slide off. Here’s the reality. Our champions are our pay-per-view partners. How many pay-per-views you sell, how much you sell, you get a piece of the action. Yeah,...

Jun 20, 2014 12:37 pm

Chad Mendes Prepping For Aldo Leg Kicks With Brutal “Leg Toughening Regimen”

One of Jose Aldo’s most feared weapons is his low kicks. The UFC featherweight champion has dispatched several opponents with them, including Team Alpha Male founder Urijah Faber. Chad Mendes will be ready, or at least he’s preparing to be. The two fighters will square off in August in the UFC 176 main event.

Jun 20, 2014 6:33 am

Mendes: Jose Aldo Has Not Evolved

“Honestly, watching his last fights, I couldn’t see any sign of evolution. He basically bets on what he is good and he’s doing always the same things. I think that this fight will be excited to the fans because of that, since I have completely changed. There are so much things that I’ve learned in...

Jun 18, 2014 6:01 am

Gegard Mousasi vs. ‘Jacare’ Souza set for UFC 176 co-main event

A key middleweight bout has been added to August’s UFC 176 event in Los Angeles, as UFC officials announced today that Gegard Mousasi will meet Ronaldo Souza in the evenings co-main event. Gegard Mousasi (35-4-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) was last seen in action in the main event of “UFC Fight Night 41” in Berlin, where...

Jun 17, 2014 4:24 pm

Kogan Slams Aldo, Calls Him A N***a

MMA Manager Mike Kogan shot back at UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo today via Instagram. Aldo appeared on an episode of Inside MMA and expressed his distaste for fighter pay. Check out Kogan’s post below. Caption reads, This n***a needs to make up his mind. Or more like stick to his guns and stop flip...

Jun 17, 2014 9:26 am

Jose Aldo Not Happy With UFC Pay

UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo joined Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice on Inside MMA to discuss fighter pay. Check out the video below.

Jun 16, 2014 12:57 pm

Cub Swanson Says He’s Ready To Move On

Cub Swanson joined ESPN.com to discuss his upcoming fight with Jeremy Stephens at UFC Fight Night 44 on June 28th from San Antonio, as well as how he is ready to move on from his 8-second KO loss to Jose Aldo back in 2009 via flying knee. “It gets brought up to me all the...