516 Search Results for ufc 142

Dec 13, 2011 9:09 am

UFC NEWS – Vitor Belfort & Wanderlei Silva To Coach Ultimate Fighter Brazil

The UFC held a pre-UFC 142 press conference today from Rio de Janeiro Brazil this morning to promote their January trip to Brazil. During the presser UFC president Dana White announced that Brazilian fighters Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva will be coaching opposite each other on the debut season of “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil” “This...

Nov 26, 2011 6:00 am

UFC NEWS – José Aldo Seeks Maynard’s Help to Bully Mendes

Knowing Chad Mendes undefeated record stems primarily from his elite wrestling background, UFC Featherweight Champion José Aldo has sought out the aid of top lightweight Gray Maynard in preparation for UFC 142 in January of 2012. Although Mendes received All-American and Pac-10 Wrestler of the Year honors in College, Gray “The Bully” Maynard is no...


Nov 17, 2011 9:43 am

UFC NEWS – Rob Broughton Expected To Welcome Ednaldo Oliveira To The UFC in Rio

We announced earlier that stand-out heavyweight fighter Ednaldo Oliveira is expected to make his UFC debut at January’s UFC 142 event and now it would appear that he has an opponent in the works. Bout agreements have yet to be signed, but if rumors hold true, this bout is expected to be announced as official...

Nov 15, 2011 1:00 pm

UFC NEWS – Anthony Johnson: “It’s going to be fun fighting Vitor”

“I knocked out my opponent in one minute and nine seconds something like that [in my mma debut]. Vitor happened to be in the crowd, Shogun Rua was too. After the fight, Vitor gave me props and shook my hand. I never thought I’d be fighting a man who I shook hands with many years...

Jan 14, 2016 9:00 am

On This Day: Edson Barboza brutally KO’s Terry Etim

On this day 4 years ago, Edson Barboza and Terry Etim kicked off the main event of UFC 142 in Rio de Janeiro. The fight appeared to be going to a judges decision, however with just 2 minutes left in the fight, Barboza landed a flawless wheel kick that left Etim starched. The kick was...

Jan 14, 2016 8:48 am

On This Day: Jose Aldo KO’s Chad Mendes

Jose Aldo with the knee on Mendes followed by a KO in their last bout in 2012 https://t.co/U5Ty3avw0f — Bookie Insiders MMA (@UFCInsiders) October 25, 2014 On this day four years ago UFC 142 went down from Rio de Janeiro Brazil. In the main event of the card Jose Aldo was set to defend his...

Nov 29, 2015 1:02 pm

Insane Spinning Wheel-Kick KO Video: Who did it better?

A video posted by Wallid Ismail (@wallidjfc) on Nov 29, 2015 at 1:53am PST A spinning wheel kick is without a doubt one of the flashiest ways to earn a KO victory in mixed martial arts. It’s an extremely well timed and very advanced kick to land on your opponent. Stepping across your body, you...

Jul 8, 2015 7:20 am

Jose Aldo Tells Mendes That Brazil Has His Back

UFC featherweight Chad Mendes had a feeling that all the Brazilian fans in attendance at UFC 189 would be on his side, since Jose Aldo pulled out, and it looks like he was right. The featherweight champ himself told Mendes, via Twitter,  that ‘U can count on my fans’. The champ was responding to a...

Apr 5, 2015 7:37 am

Chad Mendes Thinks It ‘Makes Sense’ For Him To Get Third Title Shot

  After finishing Ricardo Lamas at UFC Fight Night 63 on Saturday, the two-time featherweight title challenger Chad Mendes says that the only fight that makes sense to him for his next fight is another title shot. Mendes has lost twice to Jose Aldo, with the most recent endeavor going five rounds and leading to...

Apr 1, 2015 1:41 am

PREDICTION! Mendes Putting His “Money” On Aldo

“In my opinion, breaking down the fight, I see Aldo winning the fight. I could see McGregor giving Aldo some issues. Aldo has had some issues with southpaws in the past, but he always seems to figure them out. One thing Conor does really good is using his range. He’s very lengthy and he punches well...

Jan 18, 2015 11:16 pm

White: Aldo vs. McGregor Could Take Place In Las Vegas In May

On Saturday night, Conor McGregor defeated Dennis Siver in dominant fashion and earned the right to fight Jose Aldo for the UFC Featherweight Championship. It was announced during the post fight press conference that the fight is likely to take place in May in Las Vegas. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Once Conor McGregor arrived...

Jan 14, 2015 3:11 pm

White: ‘McGregor v. Aldo Would Be Biggest Fight Of 2015’

“Aldo and Conor, I think that would be the biggest fight of the year. I think it will beat every other fight his year, and (Jon) Jones vs. (Daniel) Cormier was this year. I think this would be the biggest fight this year.” “Part of making a big fight is a lot of people giving...

Dec 28, 2014 3:53 pm

Aldo Interested In Superfight Against Bellator Champion, Patricio Freire

Recently, Bellator MMA featherweight champion Patricio Freire said that media outlets need to stop undervaluing Bellator fighters, and that with a win over Daniel Straus at Bellator 132 on January 16th he will be ranked as the greatest featherweight in the world (See that HERE). Now, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo responded to Freire’s comments,...

Dec 22, 2014 7:50 pm

Aldo: ‘Mendes Could Beat McGregor, Edgar, and Lamas In The Same Night’

Recently, Jose Aldo stated that he would like to fight Conor McGregor next if McGregor defeats Siver in January. Aldo expanded on those statements this week, stating that he thinks Chad Mendes could beat Frankie Edgar, Conor McGregor, and Ricardo Lamas in one night. “I don’t know if McGregor will have credentials to fight for...

Dec 8, 2014 9:21 am

CABMMA responds to PED testing accusations

Following UFC 179, which took place in Brazil at the end of October, Chad Macias came forward to discuss his findings, and said the Brazilian Commission (CABMMA) did not drug test Phil Davis for HGH or EPO. Macias argued that Davis hadn’t been blood tested, which is the only way to test for HGH, and...

Nov 24, 2014 2:49 pm

Faber talks Dillashaw-Aldo superfight: ‘TJ has a great style for Aldo’

Team Alpha Male founder Urijah Faber has been a mentor to TJ Dillashaw, the current bantamweight champion. It’s no secret that Team Alpha Male and Nova Uniao have a rivalry. Prior to TJ Dillashaw’s upset over Renan Barao, Team Alpha Male was winless against Nova Uniao. Jose Aldo, who has defeated both Urijah Faber and...

Oct 26, 2014 9:59 am

Aldo Admits He Thought The Fight Was Over After Late Punches Dropped Mendes

At the end of the first round, Jose Aldo landed a brutal jab-cross combination after the round ended to drop Mendes. On TV the move looked incredibly dirty, and extremely deliberate, however UFC President Dana White and Jose Aldo both stated neither of them could hear the bell, and insist the blows were not deliberate...

Oct 26, 2014 9:22 am

Aldo Not Against Mendes Trilogy Bout

After a main event for the ages last night between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, that saw both fighters rocked multiple times, and on the verge of being TKO’d at several points throughout the fight, many fans were left wanting to see the two warriors go at it again for a third time. Featherweight kingpin...

Oct 25, 2014 5:02 am

Dillashaw Blasts Aldo For Lack Of Fan Interest, Fighting Style

As Jose Aldo gears up to defend his title against Chad Mendes tomorrow night at UFC 179 in Brazil, another chapter in the feud between Team Alpha Male, and Nova Uniao was formed. Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male (TAM) was win-less against Nova Uniao until May, when Dillashaw dethroned Renan Barao from Nova Uniao. After...

Oct 24, 2014 12:14 pm

‘I’m attacking Mendes Like A Runaway Truck’

Leading up to their UFC 179 rematch tomorrow night, Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes have taken verbal shots at one another, and even not so verbal sometimes (See that HERE). Aldo spoke in a recent interview about what it’s like defending his featherweight strap in Brazil once again, and whether or not he’ll jump into...

Oct 21, 2014 6:02 pm

Jose Aldo: Mendes striking has not evolved

UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo knows very well that the man he fights this weekend for a second time, Chad Mendes, has won four of his past five contests via knockout or TKO. But those statistics haven’t made Aldo a believer in “Money’s” striking skills, as he told Combate (via Bloody Elbow) in a recent...

Sep 16, 2014 3:40 pm

Aldo: If you talk about skills, I feel I’m the best in the world

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo recently sat down with Brazil’s AGFight, and said he is the best in the world. “If you talk about skills, I feel that I’m the best in the world. But it doesn’t mean that I think that I’m invincible and I’m still working to keep being a champion,” said Aldo...

Jul 6, 2014 11:01 pm

Dana White: Aldo/Mendes Could Still Happen

Frankie Edgar put on an impressive display against BJ Penn tonight and escaped the octagon in good shape. Social media started speculating the possibility of Frankie Edgar stepping in to save the UFC 176 card by facing Chad Mendes in the new main-event, but the UFC President hushed those rumors quickly. Dana White confirmed during...

Jun 9, 2014 12:28 pm

Jose Aldo Talks Mendes Fence Grabbing Controversy And More (Video)

UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke to MMAFighting.com to talk about his upcoming rematch with Chad Mendes, fence grabbing controversy at UFC 142, and more. Check out the video below, and hit the Closed Caption Button for the English translation.