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Chael Sonnen: Jose Aldo Threatened Lawsuits Against Him And UFC Over X-Ray Controversy

Wednesday just got a lot more wild in the MMA world. According to former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen, reigning UFC featherweight king Jose Aldo is threatening lawsuits against him and the UFC for defamation regarding the x-ray Aldo released online (pictured) earlier this month showing the broken, not bruised, rib that forced him out of his highly-publicized title defense against Conor...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo: ‘I’m Coming’ For Conor McGregor, Not Scared Of Interim Champ

Jose Aldo is counting the days until his return to the Octagon. The UFC featherweight champion, who spoke to the media in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Thursday, confirmed plans to resume training in two weeks following a brief layoff due to a rib injury. Aldo said he’s eager to set up training camp for a title unification bout against Conor McGregor, who was crowned the UFC interim...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Chad Mendes deserves another shot at Conor McGregor

For a few minutes, Chad Mendes shocked the world. Mendes, a last-minute replacement for UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, more than held his own against Conor McGregor at UFC 189, before ultimately giving way to a technical knock out and losing the interim featherweight belt in the second round. McGregor, the current face of UFC, came out firing. The moment the fight began...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Confusion Remains Over Jose Aldo Drug Test Controversy In Brazil

If you cast your mind back to before news first broke regarding Jose Aldo’s rib injury you may recall that the featherweight champion had another controversial moment that threatened to put the fight in jeopardy when his camp had a run in with a drug testing official at the Nova Uniao gym in Brazil. Ben Mosier from Drug Free Sport showed up at Aldo’s training camp in mid-June...
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July 04, 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’s Reps Get Independent Doctor To Prove Ribs Are Fractured (Photos)

Jose Aldo is out to prove he had good reason to pull out of UFC 189. The reigning featherweight champion withdrew from his title fight against Conor McGregor on Tuesday after suffering fractured ribs while training. However, UFC released a statement prior to that claiming “several doctors … determined that the champion suffered a bone bruise to his rib and cartilage injury...
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo Releases Statement Explaining Decision To Pull Out Of UFC 189

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has spoken out for the first time about his decision to pull out of a blockbuster title fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 189 on July 11th due to a rib injury he suffered in training. In an extensive statement Aldo confirms that he does in fact have a fractured rib despite what the UFC’s own medical team had claimed. Clearly in a defiant mood...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

X-Ray Of Jose Aldo’s Fractured Rib Released (Pic)

The American doctor who examined and cleared reigning featherweight champion Jose Aldo to defend his throne against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 needs to have his license revoked. He claimed Aldo didn’t suffer a broken rib, as the original Brazilian doctor had diagnosed, but merely had a bruised rib and cartilage damage. Well, Brazilian MMA reporter Ana Hissa has just posted a picture...
July 01, 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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