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Jose Aldo spreads fake injury rumors at own gym in order to find out 'rat'

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Jose Aldo wants the media to stop meddling with his training camp and has come up with a method to discover who has been talking to them.

Jose Aldo
Jose Aldo
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The UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, is growing tired of information leaking out of his gym in Rio de Janeiro. During a press conference he told Combate he suspects some of his partners from inside the gym to be talking to the media without permission.

So Aldo came up with a plan. In order to  find out who it is who is spilling the beans, he makes up stories about himself being injured.

"Every little thing we do in here, everyone talks about. I was actually chill about it, but Andre Pederneiras was stressed out. I try not to care about what people say. It's actually good this happened, everything we do here in the gym, we hide. Sometimes I say I hurt something  so guys can go and talk about it. That way we find out who the rat is. I try to remain relaxed and focused. That's what's important."

Jose Aldo, of course, is expected to take interim featherweight champion, Conor McGregor in a title unification bout on December 12, at UFC 194, in Las Vegas.