Injury Forces Jose Aldo Out of UFC 176 Title Defense
Posted by Dan Plunkett on 07.02.2014
The rematch will have to wait...
It was revealed on UFC Tonight that the main event of UFC 176 on August 2nd is off. An undisclosed injury has caused featherweight champion Jose Aldo to drop out of his scheduled title defense against top contender Chad Mendes. There is no word on a replacement main event, nor if Mendes will remain on the card.
UFC 176 takes place on August 2 in Los Angeles, California, at the Staples Center and will air live on pay-per-view. The currently scheduled co-main event is a middleweight rematch between Gegard Mousasi and Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza.