Found January 28, 2013 on NESN.com:
UFC has become a huge success, essentially the NFL of the mixed martial arts world, because of tremendous marketing. Part of that is putting good cards on some of the biggest sports weekends of the year. That is again the case this Saturday on the eve of the Super Bowl as a featherweight title fight between champion Jose Aldo and challenger Frankie Edgar is the main event of UFC 156 in Las Vegas. The UFC has held a card on Super Bowl weekend in Las Vegas since 2004. Aldo and Edgar originally were to fight at UFC 153 in October, but Aldo had to withdraw because of a foot injury suffered from a September motorcycle accident. Few fighters in UFC are on a better run than the 26-year-old Brazilian. Aldo (21-1) is on a 14-fight winning streak and is 3-0 in the UFC; he left the WEC as the 145-pound champion. Scarface could be rusty as he hasn’t fought since Jan. 14 of last year, knocking out Chad Mendes late in the first round. Edgar (15-3-1), a 31-year-old from New Jersey, enters off back...
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