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Jose Aldo Injured, Out of UFC 176 Main Event Against Chad Mendes

Posted on by Erik Fontanez

Jose Aldo UFC 129The injury bug has hit the UFC 176 headliner.

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is injured and out of the pay-per-view main event against Chad Mendes, according to a report from UFC Tonight on Wednesday.

UFC President Dana White informed the FOX Sports 1 program of the injury, but details of what’s plaguing Aldo were not revealed.

The fight between Aldo and Mendes was scheduled to headline the upcoming pay-per-view, which is tabbed to take place on Aug. 2 in Los Angeles. The bout was to be a rematch of their UFC 142 contest, which Aldo won by knockout in the first round.

A replacement to pit against Mendes for the August card was not revealed in the report.

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