T.J. Dillashaw wants fellow UFC champ Aldo if McGregor can't beat Siver
A combination of circumstances is pushing UFC bantamweight champ T.J. Dillashaw to propose a featherweight title shot against champ Jose Aldo.
“Now would be the time, because I don’t have anyone to fight,” he told MMAjunkie Radio.
Very recently, the list of viable contenders for Dillashaw (11-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC) has dwindled when former champ Dominick Cruz (20-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) suffered another ACL injury and top bantamweight Rafael Assuncao (23-4 MMA, 7-1 UFC) suffered a broken ankle that will take him out of fighting for the next few months.
Ireland's Paul Redmond signs for the UFC, meets Mirsad Bektic in Sweden on Jan 24th
If the signing of Joseph Duffy by the UFC on Wednesday wasn't enough, then there has been another huge development for Irish MMA as the UFC have announced that submission specialist Paul Redmond has signed and will step in to replace Alan Omer against Mirsad Bektic at UFC on Fox 14 in Sweden later this month in the first outing of a 4-fight deal. Severe MMA first broke the news earlier this afternoon.
Rory MacDonald vs Hector Lombard In The Works For UFC 186
Verbal agreements are in place that will see Rory MacDonald take on Hector Lombard at UFC 186 in Montreal, Canada. A source close to the situation revealed the news to Vendetta Fighter this evening. It’s unknown at this time if the fight will serve as the main or co-main event — that will depend on if the UFC can add a title fight to the card or not.