Ahead of UFC 212: Aldo vs. Holloway on Pay Per View Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, UFC.com’s Matt Parrino joined NESN’s Andre Khatchaturian to preview the two big fights on the card.
They discuss who holds the advantage in the main event between champion Jose Aldo and interim champ Max Holloway. Will Aldo’s legacy continue to grow or will the 25-year-old Holloway begin a new era in the 145-pound division.
In the co-main event, Claudia Gadelha and Karolina Kowalkiewicz meet as the No. 1 and No. 2-ranked strawweights in the world. In a classic striker vs. grappler matchup, who will pull out the critical win to stay in title contention?
Plus, the guys play fact or fiction and talk about Cris Cyborg’s next potential opponent, Aldo’s legacy, Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather and Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s potential future move up to 125 pounds.