Jose Aldo is pleased with referee Leon Roberts Adhering to UFC 251.
Back in July, Aldo took on Petr Yan for the vacant UFC bantamweight title. The bout was highlighted on the major card of UFC 251. The action was held on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Aldo finished up staying stopped via TKO in the fifth spherical.
Jose Aldo Heaps Praise On Referee Leon Roberts
A lot of enthusiasts and critics felt Roberts was late on the stoppage but Aldo doesn’t agree. The former featherweight kingpin instructed MMAFighting that he’s glad Roberts gave him sufficient possibility to continue being in the title battle.
“The referee was wonderful, guy – excellent do the job by the referee,” Aldo mentioned. “It’s tough to imagine about stopping a title combat. If he stopped it early, absolutely everyone would discuss about it. I was not out at any instant. I went down and was trying to get well. Everyone who will get in there, or all those who have been knocked down before, is aware of how the human body reacts. You get slower, which is a simple fact. Fighters who say it must have been stopped before are just kidding on their own. You get slower, you try out to move, but it’s absolutely distinctive.”
Aldo also stated that he’s articles with staying in the bantamweight division. Even though he is -2 at 135 lbs, he gave Marlon Moraes all he could manage and was aggressive at occasions in opposition to Yan. Aldo ideas to get back on the horse quickly. He’s prepared to contend yet again in Abu Dhabi or Las Vegas before 2020 will come to a close.
With the defeat to Yan, Aldo has dropped 3 bouts in a row. He has not emerged victorious given that Feb. 2019 when he stopped Renato Moicano through second-round TKO.