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Jose Aldo hopeful to book Floyd Mayweather boxing match after he fights Jeremy Stephens: "We’ve been in negotiations for a long time"

Cole Shelton - March 30, 2023

Jose Aldo is hopeful that he will secure a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather after competing this weekend in Milwaukee. Aldo is set to collide with Jeremy Stephens on the main card of Gamebred Boxing 4. The bout will serve as a rematch, as the pair previously collided in the Octagon in 2018, with Aldo winning by first-round TKO. Although Aldo has a fight taking place on Saturday night, the Brazilian revealed he is already in talks to face Mayweather after this event.

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Gamebred Boxing 4: ‘Jones Jr. vs. Pettis’ fight card now official with twelve total bouts

Fernando Quiles - March 28, 2023

Jorge Masvidal’s Gamebred Boxing 4 event has taken shape, as the full 12-fight card has been revealed. The boxing event is set to feature the likes of International Boxing Hall of Famer Roy Jones Jr., UFC Hall of Fame inductee Jose Aldo, Vitor Belfort, and many more notable names. Gamebred Boxing has announced the full card for its fourth show, which will be taking place inside the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin this Saturday night (April 1).

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Former UFC champion Jose Aldo claims a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather is in the works: “His side has already agreed, my side too”

Susan Cox - February 14, 2023

Former UFC champion Jose Aldo is claiming a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather is in the works. Jose Aldo (31-8 MMA) retired from the UFC in September of 2022 after a loss to Merab Dvalishvili (15-4 MMA) at UFC 278. The Brazilian had an illustrious career with the promotion, winning 18 straight fights and reigned with the UFC featherweight belt through a record of seven title defenses.


Jose Aldo hits back at critics after letting former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro stay at his house: "I don't give a damn"

Josh Evanoff - January 20, 2023

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has hit back at critics over his friendship with Jair Bolsonaro. ‘Junior’ retired from MMA last year and was later released from his UFC contract. While nothing has been made official, he’s expected to make his professional boxing debut next month in Brazil.

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MMA legend Jose Aldo expected to make pro boxing debut on February 10

Fernando Quiles - January 8, 2023

It looks like Jose Aldo will be stepping inside the boxing ring sooner than anticipated. At first, it appeared Aldo would be putting on the boxing gloves in March. Anatoliy Sulyanov, the founder of Hardcore Boxing, claimed that Aldo was highly likely for one of its events in Dubai.


Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reportedly staying at Jose Aldo's home after fleeing Brazil

Josh Evanoff - January 2, 2023

Sometimes life is stranger than fiction, as evidenced by Jose Aldo’s new housemate. ‘Junior’ recently wrapped up his MMA career in August at UFC 278 against Merab Dvalishvili. The Brazilian was hoping to get a title shot with a win, as he admitted he was disinterested in fighting for anything but championships. Aldo wound up coming up short by unanimous decision.

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"99.9 percent probability" Jose Aldo will make boxing debut in 2023 at Hardcore Boxing event

Cole Shelton - December 27, 2022

Jose Aldo will be making his boxing debut in 2023. After Aldo lost to Merab Dvalishvili at UFC 278 he announced his retirement from MMA. However, he was vocal in saying he was done with MMA but would like to take a boxing fight if possible.

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Jose Aldo details how a text message from Dana White helped save his son’s life

Fernando Quiles - October 16, 2022

Future UFC Hall of Famer Jose Aldo reflected on a life-saving text from Dana White. Aldo had a legendary run under the Zuffa banner through UFC and WEC, but he decided it was time to step away from MMA competition and move on to other ventures such as boxing. White sent a heartwarming text message to Aldo. It ultimately led to a hospital visit after Aldo’s pregnant wife had high blood pressure. She got emotional from the text.

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Jose Aldo discusses his previous rivalry with “good person” Conor McGregor: “Bro he would call our private jet completely drunk just talking sh*t”

Susan Cox - September 30, 2022

Jose Aldo is discussing his previous rivalry with ‘good person’ Conor McGregor. Jose Aldo, (31-8 MMA), has a history with Conor McGregor (22-6 MMA). The two featherweights met way back in 2015 in the main event title fight at UFC 194. The outcome was a victory for the Irishman who brutally knocked out Aldo just 13 seconds into round 1.

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Dana White recalls his favorite Jose Aldo moment in the UFC

Harry Kettle - September 22, 2022

UFC president Dana White has taken a look back at his favourite Jose Aldo moment following the Brazilian’s retirement. Last weekend, it was announced that former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo would be retiring from mixed martial arts. The veteran informed the company of his decision and after 14 years of being under the Zuffa banner with both the UFC and WEC, he’ll be riding off into the sunset as one of the all-time greats.

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UFC President Dana White reacts after Jose Aldo announces his retirement from MMA

Susan Cox - September 21, 2022

UFC President, Dana White, has reacted after Jose Aldo announced his retirement from MMA. It was just 3 days ago, September 18th, that Jose Aldo announced his retirement from MMA. Aldo had one fight remaining on his UFC contract, but had made an agreement with the promotion so that he could be released.

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Brendan Schaub believes UFC made mistake by booking Jose Aldo's final fight against Merab Dvalishvili: "That was the finale and you tossed him in there"

Josh Evanoff - September 20, 2022

Brendan Schaub believes the UFC could’ve better handled Jose Aldo’s retirement. ‘The King of Rio’ called it quits earlier this week, after an incredible career. The Brazilian captured titles in the WEC and UFC and is a multiple-time featherweight champion. Since 2019, Aldo has been competing in the bantamweight division.

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Jose Aldo retires from MMA competition, granted UFC release

Fernando Quiles - September 18, 2022

Jose Aldo is riding off into the sunset as far as pro MMA competition is concerned. The surefire UFC Hall of Famer has retired from the sport of MMA. Combate was the first to report the news. MMAFighting later followed up to confirm Aldo’s exit. It was also noted that Aldo’s team worked with the UFC to grant him a release.

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Jose Aldo declares himself the GOAT of Brazilian MMA: “I respect everyone's history, but I'm the best”

Cole Shelton - September 13, 2022

Jose Aldo believes he is the greatest Brazilian MMA fighter of all-time. Brazil has a history of producing great MMA fighters from the Gracie family to Anderson Silva to Aldo and Amanda Nunes among countless others. All are in the GOAT conversation for all of MMA, but Aldo believes there are a few reasons why he’s the best Brazilian MMA fighter of all-time.


Coach Andre Pederneiras refutes rumors that Jose Aldo plans on retiring

Susan Cox - August 29, 2022

Coach Andre Pederneiras is refuting rumors that Jose Aldo is planning to retire. It was Jose Aldo (31-8 MMA) vs Merab Dvalishsvili (15-4 MMA) on Saturday, August 20th at UFC 278. The bantamweight battle saw ‘The Machine’ defeat Aldo via unanimous decision.

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Merab Dvalishvili responds to fans critical of his win over Jose Aldo at UFC 278: “It’s his job to move and do something”

Cole Shelton - August 25, 2022

Merab Dvalishvili thinks Jose Aldo is also to blame for their UFC 278 fight not being fan-friendly. Dvalishvili won a lackluster decision over Aldo in Salt Lake City, Utah in a fight that was primarily Dvalishvili pushing Aldo up against the Octagon. It was a disappointing fight that even Dana White ripped Dvalishvili for his performance.

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What's next for the stars of UFC 278?

Cole Shelton - August 22, 2022

The Octagon headed to Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday for a solid UFC 278 card, which saw the welterweight title on the line in the main event. In the main event, Kamaru Usman was looking to defend his belt and tie Anderson Silva’s record of starting out a UFC career 16-0 as he rematched Leon Edwards. In the co-main event, Paulo Costa took on Luke Rockhold while Merab Dvalishvili fought Jose Aldo on the main card.

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Jose Aldo issues statement following UFC 278 loss against Merab Dvalishvili

Fernando Quiles - August 21, 2022

Jose Aldo has spoken out following his UFC 278 defeat at the hands of Merab Dvalishvili. Aldo and Dvalishvili collided on the main card of UFC 278 on August 20. This was the biggest fight in Merab’s pro MMA career. While fans anticipated a barn burner, that isn’t what we ended up getting.