Jose Aldo vs. Marlon Vera added to UFC Vegas 17

LAS VEGAS, NV – AUGUST 15: in their bantamweight bout during the UFC 252 event at UFC APEX on August 15, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The expected combat of Jose Aldo and the Ecuadorian Marlon «Chito» Vera it would already have a date and place. Both bantamweight weights will meet in UFC Vegas 17.

The match was revealed by Cole Shelton de BJPenn.com the afternoon of this Thursday.

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Vera, he has won five of his last six fights. He comes from knocking out and taking away the undefeated Sean O’Malley in UFC 252. The Ecuadorian had expressed his interest in facing Aldo, and apparently he finally succeeded.

Aldo, is on a three-game losing streak. In his last fight, he was knocked out by Petr Yan, in the fight to define the new bantamweight champion after the retirement of Henry Cejudo.

UFC Vegas 17 will be held on Decembre 19th at UFC Apex from The Vegas, Nevada.

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