Archive: Jose Aldo

Jul 29, 2014 7:30 am

Swanson Feels That Ignoring The Negativity Lead to His Success

Cub Swanson has been through it all: a troubled past, a cavalcade of haters and doubters, even a broken face, but now it looks like it is finally Cub’s time. With a 6-1 record in the octagon (21-5 overall), Swanson is riding a 6-fight win streak straight to a possible title shot. His last win...

Jul 28, 2014 10:41 am

Lawler’s $1 Mil UFC Run: Earns More This Year Than Most UFC Champs

Robbie Lawler is coming off a win over Matt Brown this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The fight earned him the right to fight Johny Hendricks for the welterweight title in a highly anticipated rematch. What is most interesting about Lawler’s last 12 months however is the total earnings Lawler has. Taking a...

Jul 28, 2014 8:58 am

Dennis Bermudez Calls For Title Shot Against Jose Aldo

UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez is fresh off a submission win over Clay Guida this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The fight extended Bermudez’ win streak to to seven, and added another “Performance of the Night” bonus to the 27-year old’s resume. “Realistically, I want the title shot. I’ve got a lot of wins....

Jul 27, 2014 9:20 am

White Confirms, Aldo Gets Wish, Faces Mendes in Brazil

  Following last night’s UFC on FOX 12 event, UFC President Dana White was in a rush to hit the road, but prior to his departure he gave the media one golden-nugget of news. Jose Aldo will rematch Chad Mendes in Brazil. The two were originally scheduled to square off in Chad’s home state of...

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...