claimed the undisputed UFC featherweight title , stopping long-reigning champion Jose
Aldo in the third round of an impressive upset victory in Rio de Janeiro. Holloway (18-3) floored Aldo with a big right hand, getting on top and raining down punishment until referee John McCarthy stopped the bout with 47 seconds left in the round.
The Hawaii-born Holloway earned his 11th consecutive UFC victory.
Top Brazilian strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha recorded an impressive first-round stoppage of Poland’s Karolina Kowalkiewicz, and Vitor Belfort won a unanimous decision over Nate Marquardt.