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article imageAldo uses leg strikes to dominate Faber at WEC 48

By Gordon K. Chan     Apr 25, 2010 in Sports
Sacramento - Jose Aldo defended his featherweight title with lower body attacks that 'took away' Urijah Faber's legs. Aldo delivered a sublime mixed martial arts performance to win by unanimous decision.
Aldo, the 23 year Brazilian champion, delivered punishing leg welts that neutralized Urijah Faber for five rounds at World Extreme Cagefighting 48.
Aldo's leg kicks were used to setup a superb attack combination of standup strikes and takedowns. The vicious offensive was so relentless that Faber had to be carried into his corner at the end of the third round.
"I can't get anything going" Faber gasped in between rounds.
"It was a tough fight", conceded Faber (23-4) in a Sportsnet report, a Sacramento native, known as the "California Kid".
Jose Aldo's fight record improves to 17 wins with 1 loss.
A WEC 48 replay stream of the fight of Aldo vs Faber can be seen here.
Other results of the MMA event at ARCO Arena include:
Ben Henderson vs. Donald Cerrone Henderson defeated Cerrone via submission (Guillotine Choke) at 1:57 of round 1 to retain the WEC Lightweight Championship.
Mike Brown vs. Manvel Gamburyan Gamburyan defeated Brown via KO (Punches) at 2:22 of round 1.
Anthony Njokuani vs. Shane Roller Roller defeated Njokuani via submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:21 in round 1.
Antonio Banuelos vs. Scott Jorgensen Jorgensen defeated Banuelos via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28).
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