UFC Fans Hail Jose Aldo on Twitter After He Puts on a Five-Round War Against Rob Font

Published 12/05/2021, 1:27 AM EST

UFC featherweight Jose Aldo picked up the unanimous decision win over Rob Font in a blockbuster five-round fight. Aldo turned back the clock and showcased his superior striking skills, coupled with his impressive power. Rob Font simply couldn’t stand up to Aldo’s heavy hands as the former featherweight champion landed with ease.

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Font was dropped multiple times in the fight, however, he managed to maintain his composure. Chiefly, Aldo didn’t necessarily chase the finish even after having Font hurt and was content to keep the fight at an even pace. ‘The King of Rio’ also shot for some clutch takedowns as the fight went on and aimed to establish a dominant position.

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MMA community reacts to Jose Aldo’s impressive win

MMA Twitter was buzzing after Aldo’s win over Rob Font, and many fighters couldn’t help but salute the King of Rio. Aldo is a fan favorite, and he’s now managed to get the better of a fighter who is in his athletic prime. Moreover, Aldo’s techniques appear crisp and it doesn’t seem like he’s lost a step.

There’s a lot of anticipation regarding Aldo’s future, as he’s someone who fans want to see as the divisional champion. The MMA community lauded Jose Aldo, and it’s likely that he’s one big win away from a title shot.

Jose Aldo extended his win streak to three and is 31-7 as a professional. He continues to evolve and grow despite reaching the summit of the sport in his career. After his fight, ‘The King of Rio’ spoke to Daniel Cormier and revealed that he wants to face T.J Dillashaw next.

Aldo is determined to leave the sport with the bantamweight title around his waist. Thus far he has proven to be the better man against three marquee bantamweight in a row and a win over Rob Font will be huge on his resume. Font came into this fight on a four-fight win streak and was surging up the ranks in his own right.

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Fans will be interested to see how things play out going forward. The bantamweight title picture is murky, to say the least, and some clarity will be needed as the top fighters aim to settle the score.

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Darryl Pinto

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Darryl Pinto is a senior MMA writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his graduate degree in Mass Media (with a specialization in Journalism) out of Xavier’s College and has a year's experience in his current role. Darryl specializes in predictions, reporting, and covering UFC events live.

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