José Aldo puts his rivalry aside and reveals his support for Conor McGregor at UFC 303

Brazilian sends good energy to the former champion and expects an aggressive performance from the Irishman; 'Notorious' faces Michael Chandler on June 29

José Aldo e Conor McGregor they faced each other in 2015. Photo: Reproduction/UFC

Back in the MMA spotlight, José Aldo he still continues to be questioned about his former rival Conor McGregor. Willing to put his hurt feelings aside, the Brazilian surprised and stated that he was rooting for the Irishman's successful return against Michael chandler. Protagonists of UFC 303, the athletes face each other on June 29, in Las Vegas (USA).

“I always root for the guys I fought and those who beat me. This just proves that I lost to champions. I hope he gives a great performance, I hope he can come back and be the Conor he always was in there: the aggressive guy, who fights to end fights as soon as possible, not leaving it in the hands of the judges. So, I hope he gives a great performance, that he can come back again and be the champion”, said Aldo in an interview with MMAJunkie.


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Inactive since breaking his ankle in a duel against Dustin poirier, Conor has confirmed his return by Ultimate to star in the UFC 303, scheduled for June 29th. Scheduled to face each other at the T-Mobile Arena, in Las Vegas, the athletes will have up to five rounds to resolve their rivalry in a duel valid for the welterweight category (up to 77,1kg).

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