“Jose Aldo is definitely a huge credibility for a title fight,” Pedro Munhoz aiming for UFC title next with a win against Aldo at UFC 265

Pedro Munhoz believes his credibility for the title shot will be very high after winning against Jose Aldo at UFC 265.

Jose Aldo and Pedro Munhoz
Jose Aldo and Pedro Munhoz

The number 8th ranked UFC Bantamweight fighter, Pedro Munhoz is going to face one more former champion Jose Aldo in the Bantamweight contest at UFC 265. Munhoz will be coming in this fight with a win against Jimmie Rivera in his last fight.

Pedro Munhoz holds two wins and two losses in his last four fights. His wins include a victory against the former Bantamweight champion, Cody Garbrandt as well. In this big matchup against Jose Aldo, Munhoz believes there is huge credibility for the title shot. In his latest interview with MMA Junkie,

Munhoz says, “It’s a huge fight, I never put my expectation in fights and results and things like that. I like to focus on doing my best on Aug. 7, but I do believe, and that’s crossed my mind every time, that an impressive victory over Jose Aldo is definitely huge credibility for a title fight.” {H/T MMA Junkie}

Pedro Munhoz is really excited to face the Brazilian icon, Aldo

Pedro Munhoz and Cody Garbrandt
Pedro Munhoz and Cody Garbrandt

Jose Aldo is the first UFC Featherweight champion and now he is making his run towards the Bantamweight title. Munhoz is really excited to enter into this fight, as he sees many similarities in their fighting style.

He says, “Hell of a fighter, always watched his fights, like his style a lot, very aggressive, and that’s kind of what my style is too. Stay in the pocket, look for the knockouts and finish.”

“Jose Aldo too. Besides that, he’s a very popular person in Brazil, so I’m very excited too to fight a legend, such a big name, and a good fighter.” {H/T MMA Junkie}

Pedro Munhoz concluded, “He seems incredible. He seems very durable. His fights have been really good against Petr Yan, against Marlon (Moraes), against ‘Chito’ Vera his last fight. I watched all of the fights, and his performance was great in all of them.”

The match between Munhoz and Aldo is a really great addition to UFC 265’s fight card and the fans will be really excited to see the clash of these two Bantamweights.

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