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Conor McGregor-Jose Aldo grudge match could take place in front of 100,000 fans in Dallas

Published 17/07/2015 | 18:20

Jose Aldo faces off against Conor McGregor
Jose Aldo faces off against Conor McGregor

A report in America has suggested that Conor McGregor's UFC Featherweight title fight with Jose Aldo could take place at the home of the Dallas Cowboys.

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Yahoo's Kevin Iole reports that UFC 194 on December 5 will clash with an Andrea Bocelli concert at the MGM Grand and he claims that sources have told him the Aldo-McGregor fight could be moved to the Dallas Cowboys' AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

UFC 194 could move the UFC card across Las Vegas Boulevard to Mandalay Bay but that has a much smaller capacity.

The MGM Grand was packed to the rafters for McGregor's victory over Chad Mendes last Saturday and the organisation will be looking to maximise their revenue for what would be the biggest fight in UFC history.

After McGregor's victory, UFC president Dana White said he would be interested in bringing a card to the AT&T Stadium but it would have to be the right fight.

Aldo-McGregor could be that encounter.

Aldo has stoked the flames ahead of the fight by saying that McGregor was lucky to beat Mendes:  "Mendes won the battle, but McGregor won the fight."

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