Rob Font vs Jose Aldo starting at UFC Vegas 44 this weekend and who better than top bantamweight Pedro Munhoz to give us a preview of the exciting clash.
Bantam 4th place fighter Rob Font will take on UFC legend and 5th bantamweight champion Jose Aldo this weekend for a title fight at UFC Vegas 44. Two elite fighters will look to win UFC Apex and come close to a title. Pedro Munhoz, who has battled both Rob Font and Jose Aldo recently gave his two cents to whoever could come out as the winner.
Pedro took on Rob in 2017 and knocked his opponent out in the first round. He also fought fellow countryman Jose at the UFC 265 pay-per-view event and lost by unanimous decision. In a recent episode of the Trocação Franca podcast, Pedro revealed that he thinks Jose might have the edge over Font in the upcoming fight.
In the podcast, Munhoz said, “Font is a very technical and versatile guy, a dangerous guy with long-distance. Jose Aldo has a long reach, but I believe Jose Aldo [wins] because he is more resilient and stronger. He is stronger and knows how to adjust the speed in his favor. I wouldn’t be surprised when Aldo wins.”
Pedro Munhoz Believes Jose Aldo Can Be Bantamweight Champion
Despite facing a bitter loss to Jose in his bout at UFC 265, Pedro has no qualms accepting the greatness of his fellow Brazilian. Pedro believes that Aldo will win the bantamweight title and it won’t be too long before we actually see that happen.
“I believe there is a huge possibility,” Munhoz talks about Aldo becoming a champion again. “I had the opportunity to train with Petr Yan at American Top Team and he is a great guy. He showed how good he is in the final battle against Sandhagen but, when we talk about strength and power, Jose has the edge. ” [translation from Portuguese by MMA Fighting]
“We learn in defeat as well as when we win and I think he started to improve on the outside since that game. It was hard to find him. With this new skill now, I believe the fight between Aldo and Petr Yan will be a performance,” Munhoz on the former featherweight champion Jose Aldo defeated current bantamweight champion, Petr Yan.
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