UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones believes former featherweight champ Jose Aldo deserves a rematch against Conor McGregor following the Brazilian’s devastating defeat at the hands of the Irishman at UFC 194 in Las Vegas.

Jones is convinced Aldo deserves a chance for redemption for the featherweight title belt despite the latter’s knockout loss, the fastest finish in a championship fight in UFC history. Jones insisted that if Ronda Rousey was granted an immediate rematch to Holly Holm despite a convincing loss at UFC 193, there is no reason White should not make a second installment of Aldo vs McGregor.

UFC president Dana White has revealed in an interview with Megan Olivi after UFC 194 that Aldo is unlikely to get a rematch against McGregor if the “Notorious” decides to not vacate his title belt over reports of moving into the lightweight division.

“If he vacated and went to [155], it’d probably be Frankie Edgar vs. José for the title,” White said. “If not, then we do Frankie Edgar, and José Aldo would fight somebody else.”

White has overruled the request of Holm’s manager Lenny Fresquez to have the women’s bantamweight champ defend her title against Miesha Tate. White immediately penciled Homl-Rousey 2 at UFC 200 in July for a reason that “Rowdy” has done great in her MMA career.

Meanwhile, Aldo is also determined to get a rematch with McGregor, but the Brazilian featherweight admitted the defeated was “too hard to digest.” Aldo told Combate, which was translated by MMA Fighting, that he immediately talked to White after his first loss in 10 years, but have yet to discuss his future.

"We spoke (with Dana White) right after. But I think it’s too soon to talk," Aldo said. "Of course, I want a rematch, and I think I have this right. Not only me, but my career speaks for itself.”

McGregor only needed 13 seconds to dethrone longtime featherweight champ Jose Aldo and unify the featherweight title belts in Las Vegas on Saturday (Sunday AEDT).

The Dubliner came out quickly and connected with a straight left, which caught Aldo precisely on the chin, putting “Junior” out cold on the canvas. It was the fastest finish in a championship fight in UFC history, beating Rousey’s 14-second win over Cat Zingano at UFC 184.

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