Jose Aldo is on the brink of something big. Already considered one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world due to his dominant reign in the WEC’s featherweight division, he’s now set to make his UFC debut in front of 55,000 fans against Mark Hominick at UFC 129 this weekend, and if he performs the way he has in the past then his popularity is going to skyrocket.

Well aware of the talent the 24 year-old possesses, the UFC are giving fans a closer look at the Brazilian in the lead-up to the fight with a series of ‘Up Close And Personal’ videos.

Check out the first two parts below as Aldo talks about his training camp, his opponent, his love of soccer, and his path to fighting in MMA.

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