The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Fw champion Jose Aldo entered this fight with a pro mma record of 27-4-0 (63% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 featherweight in the world but he lost two consecutive fights in 2017, both against current #1 Fw Max Holloway (Aldo vs Holloway I and Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo II); after these bouts ‘Scarface’ Aldo beat Jeremy Stephens in 2018 (Jose Aldo vs Jeremy Stephens).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj Renato Moicano Carneiro, has a record of 13-1-1 (46% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Brian Ortega in 2017 (Renato Carneiro vs Brian Ortega) but then he has won over Calvin Kattar (Renato Moicano Carneiro vs Calvin Kattar) and Cub Swanson (Cub Swanson vs Renato Carneiro). Aldo vs Moicano Carneiro is on the undercard of Raphael Assuncao vs Marlon Moraes 2 – UFC Fight Night 144 (UFC Fight Night on ESPN+ 2). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 144: Assuncao vs. Moraes 2
Where: Centro de Formaçao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
UFC Fight Night 144 fight card (main card):
Raphael Assuncao vs Marlon Moraes 2
Jose Aldo vs Renato Moicano Carneiro
Demian Maia vs Lyman Good
Charles Oliveira vs David Teymur
Johnny Walker vs Justin Ledet
Livia Renata Souza vs Sarah Frota
Aldo’s previous fight: Jose Aldo vs Jeremy Stephens
Moicano’s previous fight: Cub Swanson vs Renato Moicano Carneiro
Aldo’s next fight: Jose Aldo vs Alexander Volkanovski
Moicano’s next fight: Renato Moicano Carneiro vs Chan Sung Jung
Aldo vs Moicano Carneiro Fight Video:
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