Jose Aldo wants to fight against Jeremy Stephens in the UFC 224

The determination of Jose Aldo is unmatched, and since the fighter brazilian has in mind a date and opponent for his next fight.

The ex-champion featherweight, the UFC is open to the idea of fight with Jeremy Stephens in the upcoming event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on may 12, according to the program of brazilian tv Magazine Fighter (via MMA Fighting).

Aldo said that the UFC originally approached him with the idea of fighting in April, but that would be too soon to return to action. With the company returning to Rio de Janeiro for the UFC 224, Aldo believes that it makes sense to face Stephens.

I asked to fight with him, he asked to fight me, so it will be a great fight,“ said Aldo. “I’m waiting for a fix”.

Aldo, who has a record of 26-4 as a professional, is looking to return to the victory column and go to the top of the rankings for the title, then that gain consecutive losses by TKO to the champion featherweight Max Holloway, which put with a mark of 1-3 in his last four fights inside the octagon.

Stephens, on the other hand, will enter his next fight with a streak of three consecutive victories, capped by a controversial tko in the second assault on Josh Emmett in February. With a record of 28-14, has victories notable to Doo Ho Choi and Gilbert Melendez.

The UFC 224 will be held in the Youth Arena Rio de Janeiro and will feature Amanda Nunes vs. Raquel Pennington for the championship bantamweight in the fight stellar.

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