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Aldo-McGregor title fight announced for July 11th in Vegas for International Fight Week

A main event scrap for the UFC featherweight title has been announced as the headliner for the UFC’s 4th annual international fight week. #1 contender Conor McGregor made the announcement during his Fight Club Q & A today in Vegas as part of the festivities for this weekend’s UFC 183 event. The fight will pit McGregor against the only featherweight champion in the promotions...
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January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Aldo vs McGregor Odds: The Champ is Favored

(Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports)   It looks like it is going to happen sooner rather than later – Jose Aldo vs Conor McGregor is being targeted for UFC 187 on May 23rd in Las Vegas.  And, at this early juncture, the champ is the favorite among bettors.  Jose Aldo opened at -140, meaning the oddsmakers […] The post Aldo vs McGregor Odds: The Champ is Favored appeared first on MMA Manifesto.
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

McGregor stops Siver, faces off with Aldo in Boston

As advertised, Conor McGregor had his way with UFC veteran Dennis Siver tonight in Boston. The Irish superhero certainly did not, I repeat, did not let his country down. All of the hype, all of the lights, all of the pressure – none of it mattered. Conor McGregor delivered yet another finish and this one earned him a title shot against arguably the best P4P fighter in the world...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC champ Jose Aldo blows by Brazilian star Neymar in soccer match

When he's not brutalizing the best fighters in the world as the UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo likes to play a little bit of soccer in his spare time. As a matter of fact Aldo has gotten pretty good with his fancy foot work, which is helped no doubt by the amount of leg crushing kicks he applies in virtually all of his title defenses. Aldo got to show off some of his moves...
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December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo Shows Off Soccer Tricks At Brazilian Charity Match

Jose Aldo was one of the sporting stars on show at a charity soccer match this week and despite going up against some of the best football players in the world like Neymar he was able to pull off an audacious ‘rainbow flick’ over the top of his opponents head. Aldo’s love for soccer is well known and he played at a competitive level as a youth before turning to mixed martial...
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December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo: 'We get paid way less than we deserve'

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson may be happy with his new UFC contract, but featherweight champion Jose Aldo is not. That is, Aldo still isn't happy with his pay. Ever since UFC president Dana White began taking swipes at quite possibly the best fighter in the world, pound for pound, Aldo has seemed to get more vocal about what he says is lacking compensation for the promotion's fighters...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo tested, but not beaten in UFC 179

After five of the most competitive rounds Jose Aldo has ever fought, he remains the UFC featherweight champion. UFC 179 was Chad Mendes’ opportunity to show the world how far he’d come since being knocked out by Aldo two years ago. Even though Mendes displayed monumental strides in the evolution of his striking game, it […] The post Jose Aldo: The Phenomenon Tested But Not...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 179 Kountermove Preview & Freeroll

After a three week UFC break, UFC 179 and the highly anticipated Aldo/Mendes rematch are finally here. In preparation for the fights on Saturday, we’ve got your regular KM breakdown including two picks I like and two I’m not so fond of. Before we get to that, here’s a reminder from the founders of the site on how KM works and how fights are scored: “About Kountermove. ...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo: ‘We (fighters) also want to have part of these millions’

Jose Aldo has a huge fight on deck this weekend at UFC 179. The fighter will defend his belt in the featherweight title rematch with Chad Mendes on Saturday night. But instead of discussing the fight at hand, he went a completely different route and is asking for financial valorization. Aldo claims that he and other UFC fighters are devalued—for the second time this year....
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October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 176 canceled after injury to Jose Aldo

UFC 176 was set to take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on August 2, but on Tuesday the company was forced to cancel the event. Thanks to an injury to featherweight champion Jose Aldo, the UFC couldn’t replace the main event on such short notice and decided to cut its losses. It is the second time Zuffa (which owns the organization) has been forced to cancel a major...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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