Jorge Masvidal Dares to Go Against UFC Boss as He Greenlights Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo Boxing Match

Published 04/02/2023, 7:17 AM EDT

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The rivalry between Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo is one of the most iconic in MMA history. The two fighters first faced each other at UFC 194. Everyone remembers how McGregor knocked out Aldo in just 13 seconds to win the UFC Featherweight Championship. Since then, there has been no love lost between the two fighters.

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In 2023, Aldo made a successful transition into boxing. On Apr 1, 2023, Jose Aldo fought his second boxing battle. Aldo‘s performance in the match was highly anticipated, as he was coming off a win in his previous boxing match. The fight ended in a majority draw but the fans loved Aldo’s performance.

Conor McGregor and Jorge Masvidal tweet about Jose Aldo

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After the match, Conor McGregor took to Twitter, suggesting that he and Aldo should face off in a boxing match. McGregor‘s tweet sparked a lot of attention, as fans of both fighters have been eagerly waiting for a rematch. “Me and Aldo should box”, said McGregor in his tweet.

McGregor has just had one boxing match, against Floyd Mayweather. The match proved McGregor’s worth as an exceptional boxer. Jorge Masvidal quickly replied to McGregor‘s tweet, saying “Let’s make it happen”. Many people are wondering the exact reason why Masvidal was very keen on a boxing match between McGregor and Aldo. The reason is simple. Aldo’s most recent boxing match was in Masvidal’s ‘Gamebred’ promotion.

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By ‘making it happen’, Masvidal apparently means that he is open to arranging a boxing match between Aldo and McGregor in his own fighting promotion.

Jose Aldo’s boxing career

Jose Aldo’s first boxing was against Emmanuel Zambrano. The fight lasted all 6 rounds, and Aldo won via a unanimous decision. On April 1st 2023, Aldo faced off against Jeremy Stephens at Gamebred Boxing 4: Jones Jr. vs. Pettis. The fight was under the fighting promotion of Jorge Masvidal.

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Both fighters did not back down from throwing some strong punches. One judge awarded Aldo the victory, 58-56. The fight was adjudged 57-57 by the other two judges. This indicated that a majority draw resulted in the decision.

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The potential McGregor vs. Aldo boxing match would undoubtedly draw a lot of attention from fans of both fighters. Aldo‘s recent match ended in a draw, but he still displayed impressive skills and athleticism. His brief boxing career has made him a formidable opponent in the boxing world.

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On the other hand, the MMA world knows McGregor for his excellent boxing skills. Let us wait and see if the MMA and boxing world can witness McGregor and Aldo in a boxing ring.

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Sushant Sharma

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Sushant is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. He has been actively contributing to the field of writing for over 2 years. He is a huge UFC fan and has been following it since 2016.
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Jayant Chhabra

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