On Saturday, Feb. 2, the UFC will hold UFC 156 from the Mandalay Events Center in Las Vegas.

The event will feature a featherweight title fight between current champion Jose Aldo and former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar. The fight marks one of the most-anticipated superfights in recent memory.

Saturday’s main card will air live on pay-per-view starting at 10 p.m. ET. The preliminary card will be split between a 8 p.m. ET FX broadcast and a YouTube stream beginning at 7 p.m. ET.

Aldo has yet to taste defeat since joining the Zuffa umbrella. After capturing the WEC featherweight strap in 2009 with a lopsided win over Mike Brown, the dangerous Brazilian has carried that success to the UFC. Dominant wins over Mark Hominick, Kenny Florian and the previously undefeated Chad Mendes set up the showdown with the former lightweight kingpin Edgar.

Although a future move to lightweight may be on the horizon for the fighter, his current challenge is the New Jersey native. The winner of the title collision will have a strong case for their place near the top of the pound-for-pound rankings.

A pre-fight video interview with the Brazilian appears below.

The UFC 156 card:

Main Card
Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar – for featherweight title
Rashad Evans vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio Silva
Jon Fitch vs. Demian Maia
Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian McCall
FX Preliminary Card
Evan Dunham vs. Gleison Tibau
Jay Hieron vs. Tyron Woodley
Jacob Volkmann vs. Bobby Green
Yves Edwards vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg
YouTube Preliminary Card
Chico Camus vs. Dustin Kimura
Edwin Figueroa vs. Francisco Rivera

Photo: Jose Aldo (R) delivers a front kick (Esther Lin/MMA Fighting)

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