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Jose Aldo’s coach predicts brutal KO of Jonathan Martinez

Jose Aldo’s coach expects classic type from the “King of Rio.”

Aldo (31-8 MMA, 13-7 UFC) will finish his retirement to tackle Jonathan Martinez (19-4 MMA, 10-3 UFC) in Saturday’s UFC 301 (Pay-per-view/ESPN/ESPN+) co-main occasion at Rio Enviornment in Rio de Janeiro.

Aldo’s muay Thai coach, Emerson Falcão, previewed the bout vs. Martinez, who’s on a six-fight profitable streak.

“Aldo’s opponent goes to be Jonathan Martinez. He’s a tricky opponent,” Falcao stated on Episode 1 of UFC “Embedded.” “He has a very good kick. He’s very versatile. So, we tried to construct the camp round that.”

Aldo hung up his gloves after a irritating loss to No. 1 contender Merab Dvalishvili in August 2022. Previous to that, he received three straight over Marlon Vera, Pedro Munhoz and Rob Font. He was inducted into the UFC Corridor of Fame, but it surely didn’t take lengthy for him to get the itch to compete within the octagon once more – particularly in his hometown.

UFC 301 marks the ultimate struggle on former featherweight champion Aldo’s contract, however Falcão ensures that the will to placed on a present is there.

“Jose Aldo could be very effectively educated and, extra importantly, motivated,” Falcão continued. “He’s searching for the knockout, desirous to struggle, desirous to brawl. On Could 4, we will solely count on a brutal victory by way of knockout.”

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