Conor McGregor Jose Aldo | UFC | MMA | UBET

One of the most anticipated bouts in recent UFC history will take place this weekend at UFC 194 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas when Conor “The Notorious” McGregor takes to the octagon against Jose “Junior” Aldo. This fight has been coming ever since McGregor jumped out of the Octagon after knocking out Dennis Siver and directly challenged a smiling Aldo in the front row. After withdrawing from an earlier proposed meeting at UFC 189 due to a rib injury, Aldo has ensured the world that he will rock up and take the points from the UFC Interim Featherweight champion McGregor. The Irishman has been slugging Aldo with some quality lip for months, ensuring this bout will be a fiery one. UBET takes a quick look at each fighter.



Conor McGregor | UFC | UBET

CONOR "THE NOTORIOUS" MCGREGOR

DUBLIN, REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

  • The Notorious checks in at 65kg, 175cm tall, has a reach of 187cm and a leg reach of 101cm.
  • The Irishman holds an 18-2-0 record (6-0 in the UFC), is on a 14-fight winning streak and is currently ranked the interim featherweight champion.
  • In his 20 bouts, he has 16 knockouts, one submission win and 12 first-round finishes.
  • He holds a 44% success rate in striking and a 83% success rate in grappling.
  • He manages to avoid 64% of strikes thrown at him, and 67% of the total takedowns attempted on him.
  • He’s got a brown belt in Jiu-Jitsu.
  • His favourite grappling technique is the rear naked choke and he loves using his knees to strike.
  • He’s good with pipes - he was a plumber in Ireland for 1 year before quitting to take up fighting.
  • STARTING PRICE: $1.70

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Jose Aldo | UFC | UBET

JOSE "JUNIOR" ALDO

MANAUS, BRAZIL

  • Junior comes in at 65kg, 170cm tall, has a reach of 177cm and a leg reach of 101cm.
  • The Brazilian holds a 25-1-0 record and is the reigning UFC featherweight champion.
  • He’s defended his title on 7 occasions since 2011 and hasn’t lost a fight since 2005 (a streak of 18).
  • He’s had 15 wins by knockout and one by submission (an arm triangle choke in 2005).
  • He’s had 15 wins by knockout and one by submission (an arm triangle choke in 2005).
  • Manages to avoid 72% of strikes aimed at him, and 91% of the total takedown attempts.
  • A true Brazilian – he played football before he started fighting.
  • He’s considered to be the MMA’s best pound for pound fighter.
  • STARTING PRICE: $2.15

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