The co-main event of UFC 265 will feature the fight between the former three times Featherweight champion, Jose Aldo facing the number 9th ranked UFC Bantamweight fighter, Pedro Munhoz. Here is the UFC 265 Jose Aldo vs Pedro Munhoz Prediction and Fight Preview.
UFC 265: Jose Aldo vs Pedro Munhoz Fight Preview
Jose Aldo is one of the biggest names in the UFC Featherweight division, he is one of the most successful UFC champions and he has been fighting in the promotion for over a decade. He was the first UFC Featherweight champion as he was promoted from WEC champion to UFC champion.
Aldo lost his title against Conor McGregor in the biggest fight of his UFC career at UFC 194 and after that, he fought against Frankie Edgar for the interim title. Jose Aldo won that fight but he lost the championship again in his next fight against Max Holloway.
He has fought many of the biggest names in the promotion, Aldo made his Bantamweight debut against Marlon Moraes on UFC 245. After that, he fought against Petr Yan for the vacant Bantamweight title and lost that fight too at UFC 251.
Jose Aldo won his first Bantamweight fight in the promotion against Marlon Vera on UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs Neal. With a win in this one, he’ll look forward to one more run towards the UFC title.
Pedro Munhoz on the other hand is one of the emerging talents in the UFC Bantamweight division. He made his promotional debut against Raphael Assuncao on UFC 170. The biggest win of his career came against the former Bantamweight champion, Cody Garbrandt on UFC 235.
He lost two consecutive fights after that, but he won his last fight against Jimmie Rivera on UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs Gane. A win against Aldo will help him to cement his legacy in the division.
UFC 265: Jose Aldo vs Pedro Munhoz Prediction
The former UFC champion, Jose Aldo is the betting favorite entering into this fight with betting odds of -109 in his favor against Pedro Munhoz, who’ll be coming into this fight as an underdog with betting odds of +100 in his favor.
This fight is going to be a really interesting contest between two of the best fighters in the division at UFC 265. The fans are eagerly waiting for this highly anticipated contest.
Predicted Result: Jose Aldo def Pedro Munhoz