Jose Aldo says 'spies' comment was a 'jab' at Conor McGregor

Jose Aldo set the MMA community ablaze earlier this week when he claimed he had spies in Frankie Edgar's training during the UFC 200 fight week."Of course, there was (a spy)," Aldo said to during a media day in Brazil. "Why wouldn't I kick? That's my own instinct! We always place a spy. We send someone to watch their training and tell us, so we know what they're training."But now...
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Frankie Edgar's camp responds to Jose Aldo's spy claim

Jose Aldo revealed Wednesday that he had a spy in Frankie Edgar's training room during the UFC 200 fight week, and that was one of the reasons he didn't throw many of his patented leg kicks in their fight.The claim caused some to wonder if Aldo had taken gamesmanship too far, but Frankie Edgar's striking coach Mark Henry has put the kibosh on that, telling MMAFighting's Ariel Helwani...
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Jose Aldo Says Rematch With Conor McGregor ‘Highly Likely’ For UFC 205

Jose Aldo wants to unify the UFC featherweight title and he thinks he’ll get his shot to do so at UFC 205 in New York. The interim title belt holder met with a media scrum in Brazil on Thursday and said that the only way he’ll have a chance to have a rematch against Conor McGregor to reclaim the title is if the Irishman loses his UFC 202 welterweight bout against Nate Diaz ...
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Jose Aldo says he had spies in Frankie Edgar's training room at UFC 200

Following his win at UFC 200, Jose Aldo said he held back on throwing his patented vicious leg kicks because he knew his opponent, world-class wrestler Frankie Edgar, would be looking at his kicks as an opportunity to drag the fight to the ground. What initially appeared to be crafty game planning is now looking more like sneaky gamesmanship, as Aldo revealed to MMAFighting's Guilherme...
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Hypothetical Olympic MMA: Men’s Featherweight (145 lbs.)

The third installment in our look into a hypothetical Olympic style mixed martial arts event for the 2016 Rio Olympics focuses on the men’s featherweight division. We have already covered the men’s flyweight and men’s bantamweight divisions, but the featherweight competition would likely be the one that would provide the most intrigue and fireworks. Again, for this series of...
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Jose Aldo beats Frankie Edgar; immediately calls for Conor McGregor rematch

LAS VEGAS -- Jose Aldo is a UFC champion once again.The greatest featherweight champion the UFC has ever known reclaimed an interim title on Saturday night at UFC 200 by beating Frankie Edgar by unanimous decision. And then Aldo immediately turned his attention towards Conor McGregor.Aldo faced Edgar with an interim belt on the line, while McGregor is currently embroiled in a rivalry...
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Jose Aldo wins UFC Featherweight Title, calls out Conor McGregor octagonside

Look out, Conor McGregor: Jose Aldo is coming for you. Again. The latter defeated Frankie Edgar by unanimous decision Saturday at UFC 200 to win the fighting company’s featherweight championship, and he immediately ran to the fence to yell at McGregor and let him know his belt was no longer safe. Aldo pledges to beat "this guy," points to Conor McGregor. — Bleacher Report...
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Jose Aldo admits he cried while watching movie about his life

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo's tough upbringing in Brazil is well documented.Aldo grew up in one of the country's worst favelas, and with dreams of becoming a professional mixed martial artist, the Manaus native cleaned the gym floors and bathrooms to earn his keep and pay for training. He eventually fought his way to the top of the featherweight food chain and is...
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June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo wants rematch with Conor McGregor

The last time Jose Aldo stepped into the Octagon, he was knocked out in 13 seconds by a single punch from Conor McGregor at UFC 194. After watching McGregor suffer a shocking upset loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 196 in Las Vegas on Saturday night, Aldo wants a rematch with the Irishman. And he wants it to happen on the most grand stage yet: UFC 200 in Las Vegas this summer. Aldo tweeted...
March 06, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC 194: Jose Aldo Humble Outside Octagon, But King Inside

RIO DE JANEIRO — On a rare cloudy day in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Jose Aldo arrives early to the Upper Gym in the city’s Flamengo neighborhood. A shy guy, he quietly changes into his training clothes and enters the Octagon for the first training session of the day — cardio and conditioning. After several rounds of shadow boxing, punching mitts and moving on the ground, it’s...
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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