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WEC Quick Quote: Crowd-pleasing Jose Aldo is fine at featherweight

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“My training was intense physically, ground game, Muay Thai and wrestling. I don’t mind the strategy. I let it in Dede Pederneiras’ hands. He analysis the fight and set the ideal plan. I got an aggressive style along the fight and never quit training jiu-jitsu. Where the fight goes I’m ready and fortunately I’ve been knocking opponents out and this pleases the audience. I still don’t think on going up weight class. I want to establish in my division and defend the belt to think about it. My biggest aim is to defend my belt for a good time and build a solid career to give a good life for my family. There’s no fighter I’d like to face off. I’m a fight’s employee and whoever they choose I’ll fight”

-- WEC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo tells Abril.com.br that he has no intentions of moving up in weight, saying he's perfectly fine establishing his legacy as one of the worlds best at 145 pounds. The Brazilian squares of f against former champion “The California Kid” Urijah Faber tonight in his hometown of Sacramento, Calif., at WEC 48. It's an awesome showdown between two of the best featherweights on the planet. So good, in fact, that the Zuffa-owned promotion made the leap to pay-per-view (PPV), expecting fans to shells out nearly $50 to see it. Tonight Aldo will defend his title for the first time since taking the belt from Mike Brown in an astonishing performance, proving he is a big deal in the mixed martial arts. Will he keep rolling tonight or will Faber somehow find an answer to the Anderson Silva-like featherweight phenomenon? Let’s share here our opinions on this exciting card and say who is going to win the WEC 48 main event of the night. Sound off, Maniacs!

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