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Jose Aldo to defend UFC Featherweight belt @ UFC 125

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The announcement of the merger between the UFC and WEC was less than an hour old when the news came down that Jose Aldo will be the first of the newly renamed UFC champions to put his belt on the line.

During a conference call to formally announce the merger, UFC president Dana White confirmed that Aldo would defend the featherweight championship at UFC 125 on January 1.


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Post #1   10/28/10 3:14:21PM   

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Good card just got potentially great

Post #2   10/28/10 3:22:46PM   

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That sounds so different. It will take some time getting use to. lol

Post #3   10/28/10 3:56:23PM   

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White didn't name a challenger, saying that the promotion is still working on an opponent, but he sounded definitive of Aldo participating in the annual New Year's weekend event.

Josh Grispi? Mark Hominick? Tyson Griffin?

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Post #4   10/28/10 4:10:27PM   

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I know it wouldn't work but Melendez seems to me like he could make 45 easy. That would be a fight I would really like to see.

Post #5   10/28/10 4:17:06PM   

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This is so awesome. Finally something worth being considered a "major announcement"

I'll take Aldo over Carwin ANY day.

Post #6   10/28/10 5:35:06PM   

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This is great news. It means more title fights and more top quality fights on the main cards. Not that The UFC doesnt already dop a great job, but ......this is awesome. I wonder who the will get to fight Aldo. Another interesting ? is I wonder how many smaller Lw will try and drop to 145?? I am pumped

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Thats awesome. Can't wait for more titles to help legitimize PPV's.

Post #8   10/28/10 5:49:41PM   

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I will take this
Now we should see title fights on every pay per view

Glad to see aldo fight.

Post #9   10/28/10 5:52:34PM   

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Just keeps getting better. kudos UFC

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Posted by BlueSkiesBurn

This is so awesome. Finally something worth being considered a "major announcement"

I'll take Aldo over Carwin ANY day.



Really? I think Carwin is a super exciting fighter to watch. Can't remember a boring Carwin fight

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Posted by Jackelope


Posted by BlueSkiesBurn

This is so awesome. Finally something worth being considered a "major announcement"

I'll take Aldo over Carwin ANY day.



Really? I think Carwin is a super exciting fighter to watch. Can't remember a boring Carwin fight



Not saying Carwin is. I LOVE Carwin, but I'm in a bromance with Aldo.

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Posted by BlueSkiesBurn


Posted by Jackelope


Posted by BlueSkiesBurn

This is so awesome. Finally something worth being considered a "major announcement"

I'll take Aldo over Carwin ANY day.



Really? I think Carwin is a super exciting fighter to watch. Can't remember a boring Carwin fight



Not saying Carwin is. I LOVE Carwin, but I'm in a bromance with Aldo.



Ahh ok A little Mir on Torres type love action?

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Posted by Jackelope

Not saying Carwin is. I LOVE Carwin, but I'm in a bromance with Aldo.



Ahh ok A little Mir on Torres type love action?


Quite possibly worse than that

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Just keeps getting better. kudos UFC



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