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Report: Jose Aldo-Anthony Pettis To Take Place In Brazil

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.

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