UFC Results: Jose Aldo defends his title in a Unanimous Decision victory over Kenny FlorianPosted on October 8, 2011, 10:47 PM by Anton Gurevich
Aldo was able to execute his gameplan, punishing Jose Aldo with sharp striking combinations and leg kicks. Jose Aldo also displayed an improved takedown defense and a fantastic submission game that prevented from Kenny Florian to get into dominant positions throughout the fight.
Speaking about Florian, it was Ken-Flo's third run for the UFC title to end up in failure. Florian never showed anything to put Jose Aldo in any kind of danger, not speaking about getting close to a finisher. Kenny Florian had a good performance in the first round of the fight, but left behind in every single other round of the fight.
At the age of 35, Florian probably had his last run for becoming a Champion in the Ultimate Fighting Championship Kenny Florian is without a doubt one of the best fighters never to become a Champion in the UFC, alongside Jon Fitch and Nate Marquardt.
As for Aldo, the Champ is now 20-1 in his MMA career, wth a 13-fight win streak. Aldo cuts a lot of weight to get down to 145, and was short on gas during the Championship rounds against Kenny Florian. UFC Lightweight division might be the next destination for the talented Brazilian.
Further Reading: UFC 136 Recap and Notes