Marlon Vera got what he wanted. The rising UFC bantamweight contender has been booked to fight former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo on Dec. 19 at UFC on ESPN 19 in Las Vegas. MMA Junkie confirmed the news with sources following an initial report by BJPenn.com . Related Hablemos MMA extra: Entrevista con Marlon 'Chito' Vera Jose Aldo vows to 'come back much stronger' after TKO loss to Petr Yan at UFC 251 Speaking with MMA Junkie a few months back, “Chito” expressed interest in fighting one more time in 2020 against a few names, one of which was Aldo. Vera (18-6-1 MMA, 10-5 UFC) is coming off a TKO win over Sean O’Malley in the co-main event of UFC 255 in August.

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