Dana White: Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis super fight possible if 'Junior' beats Ricardo Lamas at UFC 169

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Did the UFC president just clear up the clouded lightweight title picture?

With Ben Henderson's not-so-dominant win over Josh Thomson this past weekend (Jan. 25, 2014) at UFC on FOX 10, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title picture is as blurry as ever.

But UFC president Dana White may have come up with a solution -- even if it wasn't his intent -- to clear it up a bit.

During an appearance on FOX Sports Live, the Las Vegas fight boss said that if featherweight champion Jose Aldo defeats Ricardo Lamas at UFC 169 this upcoming weekend (Feb. 1, 2014) in Newark, New Jersey, it's very possible that the Brazilian will jump up to lightweight to challenge Anthony Pettis for the the division title.

After all, with a win over "The Bully," Aldo will be close to cleaning out the 145-pound weight class.

Dana's words:

"I agree with you (Aldo's done everything at featherweight). It's tough for him to make that weight. And it wouldn't be a bad idea that when Pettis comes back, for him (Aldo) and Pettis to fight. We were going to do that fight once at Aldo's weight, it might not be a bad idea for him, should he win this weekend, to possibly move up."

The two talented champions were set to face off at UFC 163 last year; however, an injury forced Pettis from the much-anticipated showdown.

Dana did say those words were his own and not Aldo's and that the Brazilian knows what he's going to do next, so there isn't a guarantee that the champion vs. champion fight actually takes place.

Especially since Aldo still has to defeat Lamas.

But judging by "Junior's" past remarks, I'm willing to bet he'd jump up to 155-pounds to settle his differences with "Showtime" once and for all if given the chance.

Sorry, Nate.

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