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It's ON! Aldo vs McGregor

Discussion in 'Sports' started by PurpleFox, Jun 25, 2015.

  1. The featherweight title headliner between Please or Register to view links and Please or Register to view links at Please or Register to view links is still on -- at least for now.

    According to a Please or Register to view links released by the UFC on Wednesday evening, Aldo did not break his rib in sparring as Please or Register to view links. After receiving “medical confirmation from several doctors” that Aldo did not break his rib, it was determined that the featherweight champion “suffered a bone bruise to his rib and cartilage injury during training.”

    As a result, Aldo fully intends to defend his title against McGregor at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 11, according to the statement. However, if Aldo is not able to compete as planned, Please or Register to view links will face McGregor at UFC 189 for the interim featherweight crown.

    Mendes dropped a competitive five-round decision to Aldo in a 145-pound title tilt at UFC 179 this past October. The Team Alpha Male product returned to action on April 4, as he scored a technical knockout victory over Please or Register to view links at UFC Fight Night in Virginia.

    UFC 189 also features a welterweight championship bout between Please or Register to view links and Please or Register to view links in the evening’s co-main event.
     
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