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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will defend his title against former lightweight Frankie Edgar at UFC 156. The event will be held in Las Vegas on February 2nd which will be during Super Bowl weekend.
Aldo and Edgar were originally expected to face each other in the main event of UFC 153 in Rio. However, Aldo was forced to withdraw from the bout after suffering an injury in a motorcycle accident.
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When Jose Aldo fights again it will be for the first time in over a year. And for the 6th time, he will be putting his Featherweight title on the line.
The folks over at UFCTonight broke the news tonight that Aldo will be defending his strap against Frankie Edgar in Vegas on February 2nd, a fight that will likely headline the promotions annual "Super Saturday" fight...
UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar
When: February 2nd, 2013
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
How: Pay-Per-View (10PM ET/7PM PT)
Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo (UFC featherweight champion)
During this week’s edition of FUEL TV’s UFC Tonight, UFC president Dana White confirmed reigning featherweight king Jose Aldo (Pictured) will defend his throne against Frankie Edgar on February 2nd at UFC 156.
The duo were originally slated to collide in one of the most anticipated 145-pound affairs in mixed martial arts history until the leg Aldo injured in a motorcycle accident...