Jose Aldo will finally face up to Conor McGregor at UFC 194

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Within recent days the UFC has announced the line up for the upcoming 194 event with huge title fights on display.


UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo will finally meet Interim champion Conor McGregor on December 12 in the final pay-per-view event of the year.

The event will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena after discussions were previously held for the card to be held within NFL side Dallas' AT&T stadium.


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The two champions have maintained a heated rivalry since the build up to their original meeting at UFC 189 which Aldo pulled out from due to a rib injury in the final build up to the fight.

McGregor was forced to face contender Chad Mendes whom he defeated in the rescheduled main event on the 189 card seeing off Mendes' threat with a second round TKO victory.

This fight has be billed as the biggest fight in UFC history with the tension between the two only building since the Irishman's last victory and a continuing war of words between the rivals.

Rest of the card

If that wasn't enough the UFC has also announced that the co-main event will hold yet another title fight with Middleweight champ Chris Weidman taking on Luke Rockhold.

The undefeated All-American Weidman will be facing the toughest test of his career against the frequent 'fight of the night' winner Rockhold who holds four wins in a row over opponents such as Michael Bisping and Lyoto Machida.

Weidman, holding a 9-0 record in the UFC, will not be short of confidence as he seeks to defend his title for the fourth time.

UFC looks set to break more records as the combat sport company continues it's rapid growth into one of the biggest sports on the planet with UFC 194 promising great things.

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