Some fighters, like Frankie Edgar, don't believe Conor McGregor will ever defend his featherweight title after earning it with his first-round destruction of Jose Aldo back at UFC 194. That's because "Notorious" is too busy trying to...Show More Summary
There has been no love lost between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, and former long-time 145-pound title holder José Aldo.
Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight contender, Frankie Edgar, will rematch former 145-pound titleholder Jose Aldo on the UFC 200 pay-per-view (PPV) fight card (see it), locked and loaded for T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas,...Show More Summary
NEW YORK CITY – Jose Aldo’s nearly 10-year winning streak came to an abrupt end in December when Conor McGregor knocked him out in 13 seconds and claimed the Brazilian’s UFC featherweight title. Four months later, “Scarface” still maintains the outcome (...)
NEW YORK CITY – Frankie Edgar hasn’t yet won a second UFC title, but he’s already being asked about adding a third belt to his collection. Edgar (20-4-1 MMA, 14-4-1 UFC), a former UFC lightweight champion, fights Jose Aldo (25-2 MMA, 7-1 UFC) for the (...)
The bad blood between current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight champion Conor McGregor (19-3) and former divisional kingpin Jose Aldo (25-2) is real. At times, it's thick enough to clog a main artery. Remember, it took...Show More Summary
We already know that reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight titleholder Conor McGregor can defeat former champion Jose Aldo. After all, he did it -- quite convincingly, I might add -- at the UFC 194 pay-per-viewShow More Summary
Conventional wisdom says we’re supposed to feel bad for Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar. Neither guy got exactly what he wanted here. The UFC’s biggest quarry slipped through their fingers last month when Conor McGregor ’s rematch with Nate Diaz was confirmed as the likely main event for UFC 200. Show More Summary
The co-main event of UFC 200 will feature a rematch between top featherweight contenders: former long-time 145-pound champion José Aldo and former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar.
Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo believes Conor McGregor only won their highly anticipated fight at UFC 194 in December because he was "lucky" to land a knockout shot just seconds into the bout. He's also frustrated at the...Show More Summary
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Jose Aldo is so good, he's able to beat top division contenders with a single arm! That includes Frankie Edgar, who tried and failed to overcome "Junior" at UFC 156 back in 2013. And Aldo (via MMA Fighting) expects history to repeat itself this summer. "I don't see evolution in him. Show More Summary
Former long-time featherweight champion José Aldo threw some serious accusations towards current champion Conor McGregor.
Jose Aldo will finally get a chance to compete for the Featherweight title he coughed up to Conor McGregor at UFC 194 last December. Unfortunately, it will have an interim tag attached to it, as he and Frankie Edgar are set to compete for that very strap in the co-main event of UFC 200, which is set to pop off on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Show More Summary
The rivalry between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor just went up another notch. During a recent media scrum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aldo -- the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight champion -- explained to reporters...Show More Summary
Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC Both Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo got their wishes of a featherweight title fight at UFC 200 on July 9, but they won’t be fighting the man that actually holds the belt. Conor McGregor will take on Nate...Show More Summary
In one of the most traumatic events in mixed martial arts (MMA) history, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight champion Jose Aldo saw nearly 10 years of professional perfection go to waste when Conor McGregor knocked...Show More Summary
What some see as a destructive blow to his fighting future Jose Aldo dismisses as “a lucky shot.” In interpreted comments made in Portuguese, Brazil’s Aldo, a former longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight champion, spoke to The Times Friday from his home country, explaining that...
While UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor faces Nate Diaz in a rematch that headlines UFC 200 on July 9, the top two contenders for McGregor’s crown – former titleholder Jose Aldo and former lightweight king Frankie Edgar – will compete … Continue reading ? The post Aldo and Edgar battle for interim title at UFC 200 appeared first on Boxing News.
Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC UFC 200 has long been tagged as the biggest UFC pay-per-view since UFC 100 back in July 2009 and the promotion is doing its damnedest to live up to the fans’ bumper expectations and the precedent set seven...Show More Summary
Frankie Edgar calls his UFC 200 opportunity to capture the interim featherweight belt in a rematch against former longtime champion Jose Aldo his “second-best option.” Edgar wanted to fight featherweight champion Conor McGregor of Ireland in a title bout that could have served as the main event...