Top contender Ricardo Lamas wants to be the one to dethrone UFC champ Jose Aldo

David Banks-USA TODAY Sports

Even though his ultimately goal is to become a world champion regardless of the circumstances, UFC featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas wants to be the one to take out longtime divisional champion Jose Aldo.

"I've thought about that, and being the guy to beat Aldo would be the best. He's one of the best champs of all of them, and such a dominating athlete, and I'd love to be able to beat him. So if Pettis does it before me, I'd be a little disappointed."

-- No. 2 ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas tells MMA Junkie that he wants to be the one to end Jose Aldo's long and successful 145-pound title reign and hand "Scarface" his first loss under the ZUFFA banner. That is of course assuming "The Bully" takes care of business in his upcoming match up with Chan Sung Jung at UFC 162 and Aldo defends his title for the fifth time against Anthony Pettis at UFC 164. Aldo is currently riding a ridiculous 15-fight winning streak and has not lost a mixed martial arts (MMA) contest since 2005, but Lamas feels he is the man to get the job done and should he get by "The Korean Zombie" for his fifth consecutive win, it would be hard to argue that Lamas doesn't have a chance of scoring the upset.

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