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Update: Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis Official, Aldo Will Receive a Lightweight Title Shot With Win

(Fan-made poster via CageWall.com) Since we first wrote about Jose Aldo’s refusal to fight Anthony Pettis, the UFC featherweight champion has changed his mind about the matchup ”” twice, actually. First, Aldo said that he would fight Pettis, but only in a non-title fight: “Who deserves a chance in the first place, is Ricardo Lamas, because he has beaten Erik Koch, who was the next contender. He earned the chance after the victory,” said Aldo in an interview with TATAME. “Cub Swanson is another too. They are athletes in the division, struggling for a long time for a shot at the belt, which never arrives according to opponents the UFC is scheduling. If the UFC wants a superfight, I do not see any problem. I fight whoever, but the belt has to be against Lamas or Swanson.” “They created a ranking that is not serving for anything, because they‘re pulling people from other divisions. This is only happening on my weight, I see it nowhere else,” Aldo continued, pointing to the UFC‘s recent decision to create an official system of sorting their fighters out. “It is an injustice to others.” Bro, don’t even get us started on the useless goddamned rankings; at least the featherweight champion is concerned about the legitimacy of his division. But there was another twist to this story yesterday ”” Aldo finally agreed to put his 145-pound title on the line against Pettis at the original August 3rd date, once he was offered an interesting incentive:

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