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Watch: A Career Of Highlights That Confirm Jose Aldo’s Status Of One Of The Greatest Ever

‘The king is dead; long live the king’. Never are such words more applicable, or more painful to utter, than after the UFC 212 main event on Saturday, where Max Holloway issued a savage third round beating to featherweight demi-god Jose Aldo. Ever since his 13-second knockout defeat at the hands of Conor McGregor, the aura of invincibility surrounding Aldo has lain …

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Max Holloway Has No Interest In Chasing Conor McGregor Rematch

Max Holloway sees himself more as a Demetrious Johnson than a Conor McGregor. Johnson, the reigning UFC flyweight champion, has defended his title on 12 occasions since scooping the prize in September 2012. McGregor on the other hand has never defended a professional title. Not the Cage Warriors featherweight strap he won in June 2012, not the Cage Warriors lightweight …

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Watch: Max Holloway Pummels Jose Aldo To A Third-Round Defeat In Rio

Max Holloway stopped Jose Aldo on Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, claiming his eleventh straight victory and the undisputed UFC featherweight title. Holloway didn’t make the best of starts in the main event of UFC 212. Coming out in an orthodox stance, he struggled to find his range and timing against the great Brazilian. Aldo picked Holloway off with …

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UFC 212 Bumper Preview: Jose Aldo Vs Max Holloway

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 11: UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo of Brazil (L) and challenger Max Holloway of the United States face off during the UFC 212 press conference at Morro da Urca on April 11, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

The UFC returns to pay-per-view this weekend in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After the excellent action in Stockholm just a week ago MMA fans are gifted with UFC 212 on Saturday night. This card is heavy with Brazilian talent, Brazilian legends and Brazilian champions. The crowd chant for death and winning on this soil isn’t easy for visitors. Check out …

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Watch: Jose Aldo & Max Holloway Have Weighed In For The UFC 212 Main Event

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With UFC 212 viewed as a one fight card by many, it was absolutely imperative that Jose Aldo and Max Holloway both made weight for the title unification main event. How good is this main event between @josealdojunior and @BlessedMMA? The numbers don't lie. More @ufc 212 facts: https://t.co/u1DHnXrBrX pic.twitter.com/VtlWEqKHZl — MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) May 31, 2017 The stats and facts …

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Watch: Conor McGregor’s Amazing Rise To The Top Of The UFC Featherweight Division

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 11: Conor McGregor reacts to his victory over Chad Mendes in their UFC interim featherweight title fight during the UFC 189 event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 11, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Ahead of UFC 212 this weekend where Jose Aldo squares off against Max Holloway in a featherweight title unification bout, one constant question lingers over the division. Will the shadow of Conor McGregor over the 145 lbs division forever haunt it’s inhabitants? Since McGregor was forced to vacate his featherweight belt after being crowned champion of the lightweight division with …

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Joe Rogan Feels That Conor McGregor Has Left An Irremovable Blemish On Jose Aldo’s Legacy

Resilience is one of the defining characteristics of greatness in combat sports. Fighters who prove themselves capable of rebounding from defeat have traditionally garnered greater admiration than those who compile glossy undefeated or so-called ‘perfect’ records. Jose Aldo was forced to overcome a setback quite early in his mixed martial arts career, as he was submitted by Luciano Azevedo in …

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Aldo Confirms He Suffered Cut In Sparring, Assures Fans That Holloway Fight Will Go Ahead

Breaking: UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo suffers injury in training… Wait! Before you fans rush to the message boards to make jokes about the injury-prone featherweight champion or lambaste the training methods prevalent at the Nova Uniao gym, or you yet-to-be booked UFC featherweights hit the mats in the hope that a call from the matchmakers might be forthcoming, you …

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Anderson Silva Says He Will Not Be Fighting At UFC 212

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 11: UFC Middleweight fighter Anderson Silva of Brazil attends the media during the UFC 212 press conference at Morro da Urca on April 11, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Former UFC middleweight king Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva will not fight at UFC 212 in his home country. This news comes after his fight with Kevin Gastelum was cancelled. After news broke of the fight being scrapped, Silva made it clear he still wished to fight on the card. The search for a new opponent has proven unsuccessful, however. In …

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