The current UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya praised the former featherweight title holder Jose Aldo for winning a unanimous decision in a fight with Pedro Munhoz at the UFC 265 . According to Adesanya, the legendary Brazilian deserves to have his name mentioned in the list of contenders for the status of the greatest fighter of all time.
“People forget. People don’t know Jose Aldo. That’s the thing. Like, that before he got starched by Conor McGregor, they’d understand the run he had. Oh…”, Israel Adesanya said, reacting while watching the UFC 265 fight between Aldo and Pedro Munhoz on TV. “They need to understand. They don’t know about the history. You know, this whole stupid GOAT conversation, he should be in there, 100 percent.”
Adesanya also praised the combinations thrown by Aldo during the fight.
“Oh, mate! Combo! Plus 50 points! The way he exits, the angles he exits off,” he added. “Oh, bro, check out the technique. Check out the technique.”
Furthermore, ‘The Last Stylebender’ hailed Aldo’s performance as a classic, before clapping once the fight ended.