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Jose Aldo Announces When He Will Finally Face Max Holloway

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 9: Frankie Edgar punches Jose Aldo during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

It appears Max Holloway’s amusing post-fight antics of calling Jose Aldo ‘Jose Waldo’ were unnecessary as, according to the Brazilian, he had already agreed to fight the winner of that match-up at UFC 208. The event to take place in Brooklyn on February 11. The featherweight champion sounded none too pleased with the Hawaiian’s post-fight jibes either, when quoted by media in Brazil …

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Video: Exactly One Year On From Conor McGregor’s Decimation of Jose Aldo, The Featherweight Division Is Still In Turmoil

UFC 206’s interim featherweight title bout limped over the line late on Saturday night as Max Holloway defeated Anthony Pettis to claim the newly vacated belt. Drama over the belt has never been far away in recent weeks. In stripping of Conor McGregor of the title he won exactly one year ago today, UFC president Dana White was able to …

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Watch: Dana White All But Destroys Anthony Pettis’ Future At Featherweight Following Failed Weigh-In

UFC 206 is merely hours away, and even so close to the UFC’s return to Toronto on Saturday night controversy continues to follow the latest marquee event for the promotion. On Friday the hastily scheduled interim featherweight title clash between Anthony Pettis and Max Holloway was dramatically scrapped following Pettis’ failure to make the required 145lb weight limit. While the …

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UFC 206: Pettis v Holloway Will Go Ahead, But With New Stipulations

TORONTO, CANADA - DECEMBER 08: (L-R) Max Holloway and Anthony Pettis face off during the UFC 206 Ultimate Media Day event inside the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel on December 8, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The interim featherweight title bout between Anthony Pettis and Max Holloway is set to go ahead as planned, despite the former’s failure to make the weight limit,  Various sources have confirmed that “Showtime” weighed in at 148 pounds, which is 3 pounds over the limit allowed to fight. As reported by MMA Fighting, Holloway still wants the showdown to go ahead despite the ex-lightweight …

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Jose Aldo Again Slates The UFC & “Pieces Of Sh*t” Conor McGregor & John Kavanagh In New Interview

Jose Aldo

The sheer hatred that is felt by the UFC’s featherweight champion Jose Aldo for their lightweight champion, Conor McGregor simply cannot be doubted at this stage. McGregor, who knocked out Aldo in just 13 seconds at UFC 194, seemed to spark something very dark and very deep in the formerly dominant 145lb kingpin. Aldo’s mentality going into that fight was …

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Joe Rogan Breaks Down Conor McGregor’s Elite Counter Striking

On this week’s edition of the Joe Rogan Experience’s occasional “Fight Companion” series, Joe Rogan, Eddie Bravo, Brendan Schaub and Bryan Callen – as usual – seemed to find their attentions straying away from the fights happening on-screen, instead opting to indulge in their own conversation, usually one found more out of the left-field. The topic at the time was one …

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José Aldo Had Best Do Some Fact Checking Before Running His Mouth Any Further

Jose Aldo

The UFC featherweight division received a sudden and unexpected overhaul this past weekend, when as a result of an injury to light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, Conor McGregor was stripped of his featherweight title. Scrambling to salvage the UFC 206 main event next month, UFC bosses declared Max Holloway’s clash with Anthony Pettis to be a featherweight interim-title bout, with the …

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Jose Aldo Responds To The News That Conor McGregor’s Featherweight Title Reign Has Ended

On Saturday, after almost a year of agony, Jose Aldo regained the UFC featherweight title in rather unceremonious fashion. The Brazilian scooped an interim featherweight strap when he won a five-round decision over Frankie Edgar at UFC 200 in July, but he was promoted to undisputed champion after his one-time conqueror Conor McGregor either “relinquished” or was stripped of the …

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Has Conor McGregor’s Featherweight Title Become The Leverage He Needs For UFC Part Ownership?

Conor McGregor’s reign as a double UFC champion ended over the weekend without so much as a punch or kick thrown in the octagon. Instead, according to the UFC itself, ‘The Notorious’ one relinquished the featherweight title in order to focus on the defence of his lightweight title. The decision sees Jose Aldo, whom McGregor destroyed in 13 seconds last …

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