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Jose Aldo is targeting the next December battle with TJ Dillashaw – MMA Sports

Jose Aldo After defeating Pedro Munhos in, he knows exactly who he wants to fight next UFC 265 Joint main event.

Former UFC Featherweight Champion Aldo (30-7 MMA, 12-6 UFC) fell to Bantamweight when he unanimously won an impressive victory over Munoz (19-6 MMA, 19-6 UFC). Improved from 2-2. Saturday card at Toyota Center in Houston.

It is Aldo’s mission to add a £ 135 belt to his resume, and he will fight former champion TJ Dillashaw (17-4 MMA, 13-4 UFC), who has returned from USADA suspension. thinking about. Split decision victory Beyond Cory Sandhagen at ESPN 27’s UFC in July, it will be the perfect gateway to do that.

“It’s great to fight Dillashaw,” Aldo told MMA Junkie and other reporters through an interpreter at a UFC265 post-match press conference. “Hopefully by December. I think it will be a great fight, and that’s what we expect. That’s what I’m expecting now.”

Aldo’s performance against Munoz showed that he is still an absolute elite in the fighting game, despite being 34 years old. He was too smooth for Munoz to sweep the scorecard clean and raise his hand.

Despite all his experience, Aldo said it was important for him to show the growth of his skill set.He already had one chance with a bantamweight title, and Suffering a TKO loss in the 5th round To the then champion, Petr Yan.

The Brazilians said they knew they needed to be better if they wanted to reach their goals, and said a compelling victory over Munoz was a promising start.

“After losing the (title) battle, I felt I had to bring something new to my repertoire. That’s what I did,” Aldo said. “I participated in Navy-sponsored boxing in Brazil. That’s how my punches got better.

“(Munoz) was a great fighter and I knew it would be a tough fight and a brawl. I knew this would happen. It wasn’t frustrating (I was) I couldn’t finish him). I knew it would happen. “

– MMA Sports

Jose Aldo is targeting the next December battle with TJ Dillashaw

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/08/ufc-265-jose-aldo-expects-tj-dillashaw-next-december-fight Jose Aldo is targeting the next December battle with TJ Dillashaw

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