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Report: Jose Aldo to fight at UFC 189 even with an injured rib, Chad Mendes to be on standby though

It was reported on UFC Tonight Jose Aldo would be fighting and defending his featherweight championship against Conor McGregor at UFC 189.

It was also reported that Chad Mendes would be at the event as a “stand by” fighter in case Aldo can’t go.

Jose Aldo suffered a rib injury on Tuesday in training that was rumored to have put his bout against McGregor in question.

UFC 189 takes place on July 11, 2015, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This event will be shown on pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.

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