Aldo Blasts UFC 237 Performance As His Worst
For the first time as a professional fighter, Jose Aldo would lose a decision at UFC 237 on May 11th in Rio.
Aldo, riding a two-fight knockout streak against Jeremy Stephens and Renato Moicano, was unable to get the win against title contender Alexander Volkanovski.
Not staying for the post-fight presser, Aldo would wait two days until making his first public comments on what he considered to be the worst performance of his career.
“But I never fought so badly in my life,” Aldo wrote on Instagram. “No excuses because that’s not who I am, but I know what I can do and I know my talent, and I can’t do that. Not taking the merits away from my opponent, he did his fight, but I’m upset with myself, and I transfer (all the blame) to myself.”
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Queria agradecer a todos que estavam e torceram na arena e nas suas casas muito obrigado, agradecer a toda minha equipe @dede_pederneiras @mabogea @guidarellif os treinadores @emersonfalcaovieira @aleksandrofg @piratiev_oficial @rafaelviniciusbertho me colocaram como nunca estive antes! Mas nunca lutei tão mal na minha vida sem desculpas nenhuma porque não sou disso, mas sei da minha capacidade e talento e não posso fazer isso, sem tirar os méritos do meu adversário que fez a luta dele mas fico triste comigo mesmo e transfiro tudo em mim mesmo porque deixei acontecer e não fiz a luta que deveria fazer. Já passou e vamos pra próxima!👊🏽⭐️🥇
Aldo, a former UFC/EFC featherweight champion, has one fight remaining on his UFC contract, and may make a return on November 16th in Sao Paulo, Brazil, but those plans may be scuttled after his loss to Volkanovski.