Aldo Q&A w/Ariel: UFC Wants Aldo To Fight For Interim LW Title In March. Will Not Fight @ 208

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  1. -Dim-

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    Whaaaaaat

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    So, in the end, do you think you will fight Max Holloway in Brooklyn on Feb. 11?

    No, the Brooklyn fight is not happening. I now expect and believe I will be fighting in early March. Either March 3 or March 4, I can't remember. I believe they will soon announce an interim lightweight title fight with me. They've been trying to find me an opponent, and -- surprise, surprise -- at least one has already turned down the fight against me. I'm waiting to see who they will find.

    http://www.mmafighting.com/2016/12/...holloway-fight-falling-through-clown-mcgregor

    Full Q&A with Ariel Helwani. Says he was offered a UFC Interim LW Title Shot in March but his opponent turned it down because "His Dad said it wasn't the right fight for him". The only ranked LW fighter I know who's father is a decision maker when it comes to training/career is Khabib.

    What do you guys think?

    Here's his comments on 208:

    And his comments on fighting for LW Interim title:

     
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    Ban interim belts imo
     
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    So, in the end, do you think you will fight Max Holloway in Brooklyn on Feb. 11?
    No, the Brooklyn fight is not happening. I now expect and believe I will be fighting in early March. Either March 3 or March 4, I can't remember. I believe they will soon announce an interim lightweight title fight with me. They've been trying to find me an opponent, and -- surprise, surprise -- at least one has already turned down the fight against me. I'm waiting to see who they will find.




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    http://www.mmafighting.com/2016/12/...holloway-fight-falling-through-clown-mcgregor
     
  4. -Dim-

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    He has to be winding Ariel up.


    Aldo seriously saying he's not going to defend the belt for potentially two fights?
     
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    Dumbest thing i've read today. Aldo's gone off the deep end.
     
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    Yeah I am PO'd. I bought tickets for 208, and the card Brooklyn is getting, is the worst I have seen in a long-time before any injuries.
     
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    Aldo fighting for an interim title at LW?

     
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    That punch damaged his brain more than we thought
     
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    I thought Aldo was the champ? Do you mean unify the belts?
     
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    Aldo ducking Holloway?
     
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    Yeah, i had to stop reading it. Aldo is just delusional at this point.
     
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    I honestly doubt it. It would be awesome to see McGregor v Aldo at LW though.
     
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    so Aldo is ducking Holloway, official
     
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    Aldo is a sore loser. Can't let it go. I don't get why he wants to get knocked out again so badly. Just ask your training partners to do it no need to do it in front of millions of people.
     
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    Rumor has it was Cat Man Punk who turned the fight down
     
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    Pissed off that 208 is getting the shaft; yes I have a ticket. ****!
     
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    Is Aldo implying that Khabib turned down a fight with him?

    Love it.
     

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