Jose Aldo Issues Statement On UFC 218 Loss

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Former UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo suffered a third round TKO loss to current champion Max Holloway in their main event rematch at UFC 218.

The loss was the second in a row for Aldo, who took the fight on late notice after an injury to former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar.

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Aldo has since taken to Instagram to issue a statement on the loss:

 

Here is a translation of what the fighter wrote, provided by Google Translate:

”I just have to thank for everything my family that I love, my team, the best in the world "Nova Uniao" for making me great and champion to the friends and fans who are always with me, thank you all !! I will always be optimistic, because believing is the first step to making it happen!”

There has been no indication that a decision has been made by Aldo as to where he future lies, but he has stated in the past that an attempt at pro boxing could be the way to go.

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