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.
 
Saturday, September 20
3AM/12AM
ETPT
Saitama, Japan

Media

Recent
Taking a break from training for his headlining fight, UFC heavyweight and native Las Vegan, Roy Nelson, heads to the Voodoo Zipline high atop The Rio hotel to see the city from a whole different perspective.
Sep 16, 2014
Bantamweight contender Urijah Faber discusses his favorite "Equalizing Fights."
Sep 16, 2014
UFC Fight Night open workout for media at the Hilton Tokyo on September 16, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Keith Tsuji/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Sep 16, 2014
Joanne Calderwood scouts opponent Emily Kagan with the help of Team Pettis coaches. Watch an all-new episode of The Ultimate Fighter every Wednesday on FOX Sports 1.
Sep 16, 2014