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New Conor McGregor, Jose Aldo UFC 194 Promo Sums Things Up Perfectly (Video)

The storylines outside the Octagon leading into UFC 194 are almost bigger than the fight itself. UFC played on that hype in their newest promo for the Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo title fight scheduled for Dec. 12 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The song in the background is Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “No Church In The Wild,” but the selected lyrics tell the story...
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UFC Needs Conor McGregor To Beat Jose Aldo Now More Than Ever

Prior to getting put to sleep by Holly Holm, now-former bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was undeniably the UFC’s biggest superstar. That might still be the case today, but it’s far easier to have a champ as the face of your company than a mere top contender. With the UFC in dire need of stars long before Rousey was rendered unconscious on the canvas, particularly after Jon...
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Sonnen: Aldo may back out of McGregor match again

Jose Aldo has already bailed on a fight with Conor McGregor once. But according to one report, there isn’t a lot of confidence that Aldo won’t do it again. Former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen cited sources in Brazil on his “You’re Welcome” podcast that told him McGregor might not be the interim featherweight champion much longer. “I am hearing things from people in Brazil...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor spars with giant 'Game of Thrones' actor Conan Stevens before Jose Aldo bout (VIDEO)

No, Conor McGregor isn't planning too move up a few weight classes after his UFC featherweight title bout against Jose Aldo in December, but, if this video is any indication, we might see the Irish fighter donning some fur and wielding a sword on Game of Thrones. McGregor enjoyed a light sparring session with former professional wrestler Conan Stevens who plays 'The Mountain' Gregor...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo wants a fighter's union, but doesn't want to create one himself, right now

Featherweight champion Jose Aldo once again went public with dissatisfaction over fighter pay in the UFC, Thursday in an interview with Brazilian outlet Combate. While he himself may be doing pretty well, Aldo said that for younger athletes, it is a struggle to work without some type of regular income. "Life gets hard for fighters who are just starting and earn no pay-per-view money...
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October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor insults Jose Aldo, plans move to lightweight

Conor McGregor probably won’t give up on trash-talking Jose Aldo any time soon, but now, he’s borrowing phrases from one of UFC’s best athletes. The interim featherweight champion said during a media event in Los Angeles on Wednesday that his weight division was nothing before he got on the scene, and he used Ronda Rousey’s favorite insult against Aldo. “Before me, there...
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

The Real Story Behind the Jose Aldo Injury: A Tale of MMA Espionage, Sensei Seagull, SuperCalo and the Spinning 5 Point Kick of Death

This is my first foray into fan fiction. I just had to let the young teenage fan-boy in me out and this is the result. I should not be telling any of you this but I cannot stay quiet on this issue. Like most things involving controversy in MMA and ribs of any kind, Sensei Seagull is at the heart of this Aldo injury. There is no doubting that the injury is real, like any lie, the...
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July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo out of UFC 189, replaced by Chad Mendes

No way, Jose! Yes way, Mendes… On Tuesday, UFC president Dana Whit announced on ESPN’ “SportsCenter” that the rib injury reigning featherweight champion Jose Aldo (pictured) recently suffered in training will in fact force him out of his highly-anticipated UFC 189 showdown against Conor McGregor. McGregor will now face Chad Mendes for the vacant interim featherweight title...
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo has bruised not broken ribs; fight still on

Fear not, UFC fans: Jose Aldo will be in the Octagon against Conor McGregor at UFC 189. Reports surfaced earlier this week that Aldo had broken his ribs in a training session and subsequently would not be able to fight at UFC 189, which is scheduled to take place in approximately two weeks. UFC released a statement Wednesday, though, clarifying the report: “In light of recent...
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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