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Jose Aldo vs Kenny Florian title fight announced for UFC 136 on Oct. 8 in Houston, Texas


Who guessed this one?

Now that Kenny Florian has passed his first test in the featherweight division by defeating Diego Nunes at the UFC 131: "Dos Santos vs. Carwin" event, he will be granted the next crack at division champion Jose Aldo.

The promotion announced the booking today on Twitter as going down at UFC 136 on Oct. 8 in Houston, Texas, adding a second title fight to the card.

All the fans down in "The Lone Star State" that have been waiting to hear some good news regarding this fight card, how's the last two days been for you?

Aldo will be making his second defense of his featherweight title, the first being a unanimous decision beatdown of Mark Hominick back at UFC 129 on April 30.

A nagging neck injury slightly delayed booking this fight but never mind that now, it's on, baby.

Florian jumps straight into yet another championship fight after just one bout and one extremely close win in the featherweight division.

That's because the 145-pound weight class isn't exactly loaded with talent, at least not skilled individuals with the name value "Ken Flo" has built for himself since his days on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF).

Maybe Florian deserves the shot and maybe he doesn't not either way, that's what we're getting.

Who's complaining?

UFC 136 quickly went from barren and potentially boring to a stacked, must-see pay-per-view. The card will be headlined by the third and final fight between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard with Aldo vs. Florian presumably occupying the co-main event slot.

Also booked for the card is a veritable number one middleweight contender bout pitting a returning Chael Sonnen against "All American" Brian Stann.

For all the latest news and notes -- and there are plenty -- for UFC 136 be sure to check out our event archive right here.

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