The UFC featherweight title match between Jose Aldo and Anthony Pettis appears to have a home, as Tatame is reporting the bout will go down August 3 from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The HSBC Arena would serve as the host venue, as it has for previous editions of the UFC in the country.
Aldo is coming off a victory over Frankie Edgar, while he previously toppled Chad Mendes in Rio back in 2011.
Pettis scored a victory vs. Donald Cerrone earlier this year, and made it known that he would move down to featherweight for a chance at the UFC belt. He was previously called the No. 1 contender at lightweight.
The Aldo test just got upgraded for Pettis, as “Scarface” will be the heavy favorite – and crowd favorite – when the two collide this summer.