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Jose Aldo, of Rio de Janeiro ,connects with (Credit: AP Photo Eric Jamison)

Jose Aldo, of Rio de Janeiro ,connects with a right to Frankie Edgar during their UFC 156 featherweight mixed martial arts title match, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Aldo won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar

Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar went head to head in the main event of UFC 156 in Las Vegas.

Jose Aldo, of Rio de Janeiro ,connects with
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Jose Aldo, of Rio de Janeiro ,connects with a right to Frankie Edgar during their UFC 156 featherweight mixed martial arts title match, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Aldo won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

Jose Aldo connects with a left to Frankie
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Jose Aldo connects with a left to Frankie Edgar during their UFC 156 featherweight title match at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Aldo won by unanimous decision. (Feb. 2, 2013)

Jose Aldo celebrates his unanimous decision victory over
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Jose Aldo celebrates his unanimous decision victory over Frankie Edgar just after their UFC 156 featherweight title match at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. (Feb. 2, 2013)

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Jose Aldo, of Rio de Janeiro, kicks Frankie
(Credit: AP Photo Eric Jamison)

Jose Aldo, of Rio de Janeiro, kicks Frankie Edgar during their UFC 156 featherweight mixed martial arts title match, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Aldo won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

Jose Aldo, of Rio de Janeiro celebrates his
(Credit: AP Photo Eric Jamison)

Jose Aldo, of Rio de Janeiro celebrates his unanimous decision victory over Frankie Edgar just after their UFC 156 featherweight mixed martial arts title match, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

Jose Aldo, of Rio de Janeiro, celebrates his
(Credit: AP Photo Eric Jamison)

Jose Aldo, of Rio de Janeiro, celebrates his unanimous decision victory over Frankie Edgar just after their UFC 156 featherweight mixed martial arts title match, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

Jose Aldo, of Rio de Janeiro, knees Frankie
(Credit: AP Photo Eric Jamison)

Jose Aldo, of Rio de Janeiro, knees Frankie Edgar during their UFC 156 featherweight mixed martial arts title match, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Aldo won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

Jose Aldo, of Rio de Janeiro, left, trades
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Jose Aldo, of Rio de Janeiro, left, trades punches with Frankie Edgar during their UFC 156 featherweight mixed martial arts title match, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Aldo won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

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Rogerio Nogueira, of Rio de Janeiro, celebrates his
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Rogerio Nogueira, of Rio de Janeiro, celebrates his unanimous decision victory over Rashad Evans after his UFC 156 light heavyweight mixed martial arts match, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

Jose Aldo, of Rio de Janeiro, takes a
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Jose Aldo, of Rio de Janeiro, takes a left from Frankie Edgar during their UFC 156 featherweight mixed martial arts title match, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Aldo won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, right, trades punches with Rashad
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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, right, trades punches with Rashad Evans during their UFC 156 light heavyweight fight at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. (Feb. 2, 2013)

Rogerio Nogueira, of Rio de Janeiro, kicks Rashad
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Rogerio Nogueira, of Rio de Janeiro, kicks Rashad Evans during their UFC 156 light heavyweight mixed martial arts match, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Nogueira won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

Antonio Silva celebrates his TKO victory over Alistair
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Antonio Silva celebrates his TKO victory over Alistair Overeem, of The Netherlands, just after their UFC 156 heavyweight mixed martial arts match, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

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Alistair Overeem, of The Netherlands, is sent to
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Alistair Overeem, of The Netherlands, is sent to the mat by Antonio Silva during their UFC 156 heavyweight mixed martial arts match, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Silva won by TKO moments later. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

Alistair Overeem reacts to his TKO loss to
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Alistair Overeem reacts to his TKO loss to Antonio Silva during UFC 156 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. (Feb. 2, 2013))

Alistair Overeem is sent to the mat by
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Alistair Overeem is sent to the mat by Antonio Silva during their UFC 156 heavyweight bout at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. (Feb. 2, 2013)

Demian Maia, top, punches Jon Fitch during their
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Demian Maia, top, punches Jon Fitch during their UFC 156 welterweight fight at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Maia won by unanimous decision. (Feb. 2, 2013)

Demian Maia, of Sao Paulo, left, punches Jon
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Demian Maia, of Sao Paulo, left, punches Jon Fitch during their UFC 156 welterweight mixed martial arts match, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Maia won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

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Joseph Benavidez, left, takes a right from Ian
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Joseph Benavidez, left, takes a right from Ian McCall during their UFC 156 flyweight mixed martial arts match, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Benavidez won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

Joseph Benavidez celebrates his unanimous decision victory over
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Joseph Benavidez celebrates his unanimous decision victory over Ian McCall during their UFC 156 flyweight mixed martial arts match, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

Tyron Woodley connects with a right to Jay
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Tyron Woodley connects with a right to Jay Hieron during their welterweight fight at UFC 156 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. (Feb. 2, 2013)

Tyron Woodley, right, knocks down Jay Hieron, a
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Tyron Woodley, right, knocks down Jay Hieron, a Freeport native, en route to the first-round TKO in 25 seconds at UFC 156 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. (Feb. 2, 2013)

Tyron Woodley celebrates his first-round victory over Jay
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Tyron Woodley celebrates his first-round victory over Jay Hieron just after their welterweight fight at UFC 156 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. (Feb. 2, 2013)

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