Jose Aldo injuries rumours false, fight vs. Frankie Edgar at UFC 200 on

Rumours have been circulating today of a possible injury to former UFC featherweight king Jose Aldo in the lead up to his UFC 200 interim featherweight title fight between himself and former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar. Combate News first reported the possibility on Facebook.

Rough translation into English:

Many are asking about the possible damage to the aldo. There is still no nothing official but that rumor is getting stronger. It may be that Jose Aldo has injured himself and is out of the fight against Frankie Edgar In UFC 200.

Brazilian journalist Ana Hissa who works for Canal Combate in Brazil has confirmed that the rumour is false and that Aldo is fine and is training today.

Rough translation into English:

Rumors that Aldo would be injured and out of the UFC 200 are not true. Including this training right now.

Jose Aldo has however pulled out of many fights in the past. Aldo was scheduled for his first UFC fight at UFC 125 against Josh Grispi after coming over as the WEC featherweight champion. He pulled out of that fight with a neck injury. He was supposed to rematch Chad Mendes at UFC 176, but pulled out and the two instead met at UFC 179. Finally Aldo pulled out of the biggest fight of his career against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 and was replaced by Chad Mendes. Aldo and McGregor woulde eventually fight at UFC 194 where McGregor won the fight via KO in 13 seconds.

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