Archive: Chad Mendes

Nov 29, 2015 9:04 pm

Frankie Edgar vs Chad Mendes: TUF 22 Finale Headliner

Chad “Money” Mendes is set to face Frankie Edgar on December 11th at Madison Square Garden arena in Las Vegas, NV. “Money” fired verbal shots back at Edgar defending his stance that he wasn’t fighting just for money. Mendes (17-3 MMA) will need a win against Edgar to maintain his spot amongst the elite featherweights....

Jul 9, 2015 7:19 am

Mendes: ‘Conor Can Focus On Money While I Beat A Hole In His Face’

Yesterday we reported that Conor McGregor was willing to bet UFC president Dana White $3 million that he would knock Chad Mendes out in the second-round of their title fight at this Saturday’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. McGregor actually doubled down on that idea during Wednesday’s open workouts, clarifying that the bet is...

Jul 3, 2015 8:11 am

BEEF! Conor: ‘Mendes Is A White Belt, B-Level Fighter’

Conor McGregor may have a new opponent for UFC 189, but that hasn’t disrupted the Irishman’s trash talking abilities. Here is what the “Notorious” had to say about his new UFC 189 opponent Chad “Money” Mendes on the UFC 189 media conference call: “I think Chad is the substitute. He’s the B level. I think...

Jul 3, 2015 7:24 am

McGregor and Mendes refuse to fight Aldo in Brazil

It is no secret that featherweight contenders Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor do not like eachother. With that said, the UFC 189 event headliners did find something to agree on during their UFC 189 media conference call. Neither man wants to fight champion Jose Aldo on Brazilian soil. In fact, Conor McGregor actually demanded that...

Jul 2, 2015 1:59 pm

Chad Mendes Predicts Finish Of McGregor

Chad Mendes will battle Conor McGregor for the interim UFC featherweight title at next weekend’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. “Money” has been a target of McGregor’s trash talk in the past and says that he is taking their July 11 fight personally (via MMAFighting): “I mean, the short sh*t, I don’t give a...

Dec 31, 2014 5:02 am

Rio To Host UFC Fight Night 63

The UFC will return to Rio de Janeiro on March 21 for UFC Fight Night 63. The fight card will mark the UFC’s sixth trip to the “Marvelous City”, but it will serve as Rio’s first ever “UFC Fight Night” event. All five of the previous shows held in Rio were pay-per-view events. We have...

Nov 17, 2014 8:45 am

TWITTER BEEF: Lamas and McGregor trade shots

After defeating Dennis Bermudez this past weekend at UFC 180, Ricardo Lamas revealed to media members that he would like to fight Conor McGregor next. McGregor, who is booked to fight Dennis Siver in January, took note of Lamas’ comments, and took to Twitter to diss ‘The Bully’. Hard luck Dennis Bermudez. You wore my...

Nov 16, 2014 12:07 pm

QUICK TWITT: Chad Mendes Calls Out Ricardo Lamas

Following Ricardo Lamas’ dominant win over Dennis Bermudez last night at UFC 180, 2 time title challenger Chad Mendes took to Twitter with a proposition for Lamas. I think it's time for me and @ricardolamasmma to spends some time in the cage together! You down Ricardo? @seanshelby @arielhelwani — chad mendes (@chadmendes) November 16, 2014...

Nov 16, 2014 10:16 am

Lamas Wants McGregor: “He Has To Fight A Wrestler Like Me”

Following his dominant, and impressive win over Dennis Bermudez at UFC 180 last night (See that HERE), Ricardo Lamas stated he would like to fight Conor McGregor next before getting another shot at Jose Aldo. He spoke to MMAJunkie at the post-fight press conference saying: “I want to get back to the title shot. The...

Nov 3, 2014 4:31 pm

Poirier Believes He Can Still Beat McGregor, Claims He Just “Got Caught”

Dustin Poirier is coming off of a KO loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 178, where he was TKO’d in the first round. Leading up to the bout, McGregor and Poirier were trading verbal blows back and forth, which Poirier says adds to the disappointment of the loss. He spoke to Ariel Helwani on The...

Nov 2, 2014 11:04 am

Lyoto Machida Believes Aldo Is ‘Too Dominant’, Doesn’t Think McGregor Can Win

After Jose Aldo defeated Chad Mendes at UFC 179 last month, many began calling for Conor McGregor to fight the featherweight champion. Fans began making posters (See that HERE), and even trailers for the bout (See that HERE). Despite McGregor being booked to fight Dennis Siver in January, talks of Aldo vs. McGregor continue to...

Oct 31, 2014 5:01 am

Duane Ludwig Defends Aldo’s Late Punches

“The crowd was so loud I didn’t hear it myself. I heard the 10-second clacker and knew the end of the round was close, but I didn’t actually hear a bell. I found out after the fight during interviews, actually. I heard Dana talking about it. He was the one who pointed it out. I...

Oct 27, 2014 11:47 am

UFC 179 Medical Suspensions: Phil Davis Out Up To 6-Months

UFC 179 took place this past Saturday, where Jose Aldo successfully defended his featherweight title against Chad Mendes. We have the medical suspension lost for the entire card, which was obtained by MMAJunkie from the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission. Jose Aldo: suspended 60 days no contact for 45 days Chad Mendes: suspended 60 days no...

Oct 27, 2014 11:38 am

Yan Cabral Slams Conor McGregor: “I Want To Beat Him Up”

Conor McGregor’s trash talking of Jose Aldo hasn’t fallen on deaf ears, as seen by Aldo’s callout of McGregor after defeating Chad Mendes at UFC 179 (Watch that HERE). Aldo’s teammate, Yan Cabral told media members after his UFC 179 win on Saturday over Naoyuki Kotani, that he wants to fight McGregor as well. “I...

Oct 27, 2014 9:03 am

QUICK TWITT: Cub Swanson Promised Title Shot With Win Over Edgar

In an interesting turn of events, Cub Swanson revealed that he has been promised the next title shot against Jose Aldo, should he defeat Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night 57 on November 22nd. Following Jose Aldo’s win over Chad Mendes at UFC 179, UFC President Dana White says if Conor McGregor defeats Dennis Siver...

Oct 27, 2014 5:04 am

QUICK TWITT: Jose Aldo Breaks Career Record For Most Significant Strikes Landed In A Fight

Last night at UFC 179, in the main event against Chad Mendes, Jose Aldo successfully defended his featherweight championship (See the highlights HERE). Aldo also broke his own career record for most significant strikes landed in a fight. .@josealdojunior landed a career-high 102 significant strikes tonight. Previous highs: 94 vs. Hominick and 77 vs. Faber. #UFC179...

Oct 26, 2014 4:27 pm

PHOTOS | Jose Aldo Celebrates His Win Over Chad Mendes

Jose Aldo celebrated his win over Chad Mendes last night at UFC 179 earlier today, and posted the following photos on his Facebook page. Post by Jose Aldo Junior-oficial. Post by Jose Aldo Junior-oficial. Can’t see these photos? Click HERE and HERE.

Oct 26, 2014 4:20 pm

PHOTO | James Te Huna With The Hilarious Photobomb On Ross Pearson

Last night at UFC 179, Ross Pearson was posing for a photo when UFC light heavyweight James Te Huna photobombed the TUF winner. best fucking photobomb ever @jamestehuna @tehuna #photobomb http://t.co/NGIXdnFbFr pic.twitter.com/VRRRWhiGD7 — Ross Pearson (@RossTheRealDeal) October 26, 2014

Oct 26, 2014 3:52 pm

Phil Davis Explains Anderson Silva Call Out

Phil Davis put on a spectacular performance last night at UFC 179 in the co-main event where he destroyed Glover Texeira for 3-rounds to earn a unanimous decision victory (Watch the highlights HERE). The win further cemented Davis’ place as ‘The Brazilian Killer’ with Davis going 4-0 against Brazilian fighters in Brazil. Davis stated in...