Injuries have kept him out of the Octagon for more than a year. After an intense fight camp, the reigning featherweight champ is returning to make his fourth UFC® title defense where he faces his toughest opponent yet, Frankie Edgar. But Aldo has a secret weapon in his training camp: none other than former Edgar opponent Gray Maynard. We catch up with Aldo and his trainers at a conditioning session at Flamengo Beach, Rio de Janeiro.
In part two of a series, Aldo discusses how this superfight is motivating his training and preparation, and why he feels this epic battle will earn a place in the UFC history books.