Jose Aldo vs. Erik Koch Headlines UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo finally has a challenger for his strap as top contender, Erik Koch will have his shot at the gold at UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 21st, 2012.

Aldo has ran through the ranks of the UFC, defeating Mark Hominick, Kenny Florian and most recently, Chad Mendes. Mendes was defeated in the very first round via TKO in Brazil.

Koch is 13-1 overall and has won both of his fights inside the octagon. He picked up a “Knockout of the Night” win over Raphael Assuncao and a unanimous decision victory over “Ultimate Fighter” season twelve winner, Jonathan Brookins. He was scheduled to return against Dustin Poirier at UFC 143 in February, but had to withdraw due to injury.

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