"Scarface" is anxious to get back in that cage.
Looking to get into the octagon at least once more before the end of 2012, the UFC's first and only featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, is expecting an October return upon the discovery that his left leg, which he injured while preparing to face off against Erik Koch at UFC 149, will not require surgery. Aldo's manager Andre Pederneiras broke the news this afternoon, and also noted that Aldo is currently taking part in physical therapy in Brazil and will soon reconvene with doctors to plan his next move.
As for his opponent, Erik Koch has opted to wait for the champion to return, and will welcome him back into the octagon this fall.
- Two More Bouts Added To UFC On FUEL TV 5 In Nottingham
- Demetrious Johnson Misdiagnosed, Will Not Require Surgery
- Jose Aldo Targets Fall Return
- Chael Sonnen Says He Can Beat Anderson Silva In Any "Combative Man's Sport"
- Video: "Countdown To UFC 147: Silva Vs. Franklin 2"
- Ronda Rousey Proclaims “Women Will Be In The UFC”
- Fedor Not Sure If He's Changed As A Fighter, Remains Noncommittal About Retirement
- Video: UFC 148 - Believe Your Eyes Promo
- Dan Hardy Vs. Amir Sadollah Likely For UFC On Fuel TV 5
Get more great MMA news and analysis over at Fightline.