Article

Aldo vs. Pettis a Go for August

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has already defended his weight class against lightweight intruders Frankie Edgar and Kenny Florian, and on August 3rd, the Brazilian bomber will look to do so once again as he puts his 145-pound title on the line against former WEC lightweight champ and current UFC contender Anthony "Showtime" Pettis.
 
Aldo is fresh off a UFC 156 win over Frankie Edgar last Saturday which saw him successfully defend his belt for the fourth time. Pettis has won three straight at 155 pounds, with his victories over Joe Lauzon and Donald Cerrone earning him Knockout of the Night honors.

"These guys are two of the most amazing, gravity-defying athletes in the sport," said Dana White to USA Today, which broke the news in this morning's edition. Read full article
 
This sizzling summer showdown will take place at an event and venue to be announced.
 

Media

Recent
Former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks is feeling right at home in his new weight class of 185 pounds. He's excited to start climbing the ladder toward the title with his next matchup against Tim Boetsch in Oklahoma City.
23/06/2017
All-time great BJ Penn makes his third appearance at featherweight when he faces Dennis Siver at Fight Night Oklahoma City Sunday on FS1. Penn is still passionate about the sport and feels he still has something to offer inside the Octagon.
23/06/2017
Michael Johnson and Justin Gaethje meet in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter Redemption Finale on July 7 live on FS1.
23/06/2017
Kevin Lee steps up to the main event in Fight Night Oklahoma City to take on Michael Chiesa live on FS1 on June 25.
22/06/2017