Dana: Cejudo-Aldo Targeted for UFC 250
After plenty of callouts between the two over the past month or so, Henry Cejudo and Jose Aldo may get their wish to fight.
Per UFC President Dana White, following an initial report from Combate, the promotion is targeting a bantamweight title bout between Cejudo and Aldo to take place at UFC 250 on May 9. Negotiations for the contest are still ongoing.
UFC 250 is scheduled to take place in Brazil, Aldo’s home country.
Cejudo has won his last five straight. He pulled off a split-decision upset of Demetrious Johnson at UFC 227 to capture the UFC flyweight title and then retained it in just 32 seconds against TJ Dillashaw last year at UFC Brooklyn. Cejudo then defeated Marlon Moraes at UFC 238 to win the bantamweight title, becoming the fourth champ-champ in UFC history and the seventh multi-divisional champ in UFC history.
Cejudo vacated the flyweight title back on December 19.
Aldo, the former longtime featherweight champion, will actually enter this fight on back-to-back losses, losing to current featherweight champ Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 237 and losing a close decision to Marlon Moraes at UFC 245.
Original Story: ESPN