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Max Holloway after Jose Aldo’s UFC Fortaleza win: He’s the ‘king of defending champs’

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway has nothing but words of admiration for Jose Aldo, who secured his straight win over Renato Moicano on Saturday night.

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Former long-time featherweight champion Jose Aldo scored another emphatic win on Saturday night against Renato Moicano. This second-round TKO win puts the 32-year-old fighter on a two-fight winning streak, after stopping Jeremy Stephens via a vicious uppercut to the body in Calgary, Canada in July of last year.

Aldo’s spectacular win over Moicano was enjoyed by many, including a man who had fought and beaten him twice, Max Holloway. After the fight, the current 145-pound king had nothing but adulations for one of the longest-reigning champions in history.

Aldo’s immediate career plans involve more fights in his home country. During his Octagon interview with Michael Bisping, he expressed his intent to be part of the UFC 237, which takes place in Curitiba, Brazil, in May.

As for his long term plans, Aldo is looking at fighting the out the last three fights in his contract, before possibly retiring by the end of 2019.