Aldo refusing Pettis bout, thinks he’s undeserving of title shot

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Ariel Helwani reports tonight that UFC President Dana White told him that Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo is refusing to defend his title against Anthony Pettis:

Obviously I meant refusing to fight not up flight. Damn iPhone and far thumb.

Dana said Aldo will fight Pettis or he’s not going to like the way this turns out. He’s absolutely refusing right now.

Dana just said Aldo told him he is refusing up flight Pettis because he doesn’t think he deserves it.

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It was previously announced that Pettis would be drop to featherweight to take an immediate title shot against Jose Aldo in July.