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...

Oct 26, 2014 3:34 pm

QUICK TWITT: Jose Aldo Thanks Fans For Support

Last night in the main event of UFC 179, Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes went to war for 25-minutes. The bout ultimately ended up seeing Jose Aldo defend his featherweight championship, but left the champ bruised and battered (See that photo HERE). This morning, the champ sent a Tweet out to his fans, thanking them...

Oct 26, 2014 3:24 pm

PHOTO | A Battered And Bruised, But Victorious, Jose Aldo Post-Fight

Last night in the main event of UFC 179, Jose Aldo defended his featherweight strap against Chad Mendes (Watch the highlights HERE). The bout was the toughest test of Aldo’s career, and left the champ with a nasty cut above his left eye. Aldo’s coach, Pedro Rizzo, posted the following photo on Instagram of himself...

Oct 26, 2014 11:56 am

Cruz And Cormier Break Down The Dominance Of Jose Aldo

Last night after Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes battled in the cage for 25 minutes, Dominick Cruz and Daniel Cormier broke down the bout, and Jose Aldo’s dominance on the UFC 179 postfight show. Cruz gave his take on Aldo’s dominant style, saying: “He kind of waits and gets pissed off, then starts marching forward...

Oct 26, 2014 11:52 am

Cruz And Cormier Give Their Take On Incredible Aldo-Mendes Bout

Last night in the main-event of UFC 179, Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes put on a spectacular performance that earned both men ‘Fight of the Night’ honors, and may even earn them ‘Fight of the Year’ (Catch the bout highlights HERE). After the bout on the UFC 179 post-fight show, Dominick Cruz and Daniel Cormier...

Oct 26, 2014 11:35 am

Dana White Discusses High-Stakes McGregor vs. Siver Bout, And Aldo-McGregor Bout

It was announced early yesterday that Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver would headline UFC Fight Night Boston in January. While many criticized the UFC for ‘protecting’ McGregor, UFC President Dana White sees the bout very differently. He spoke at the post-fight press conference, which MMAJunkie attended, and transcribed. “A lot of people are dismissing Siver...

Oct 26, 2014 11:29 am

With Record Tying UFC 179 Win, Neil Magny Ready For 6th Fight In 2014

Last night in the main event of the prelims of UFC 179, Neil Magny defeated Willian Macario via TKO. The bout was Magny’s 5th fight, and win, of 2014, tying him with Roger Huerta for most wins in a year, but Magny doesn’t want to stop there. He spoke post-fight about his desire to fight...

Oct 26, 2014 11:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Phil Davis’ Dominant Win Over Glover Teixeira

Last night in the co-main event of UFC 179, Phil Davis shocked many as he dominated Glover Teixeira with elite level wrestling skills throughout 3 rounds to earn the unanimous decision win. Davis was 3-0 when fighting Brazilian fighters in Brazil, and with his win over Glover last night, he extended that streak to 4-0,...

Oct 26, 2014 11:02 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Jose Aldo’s Win Over Chad Mendes In FOTY Candidate

Last night at UFC 179, fight fans saw a potential ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate when Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes stepped into the Octagon to fight for a second time. The bout went the distance in what was an incredible slug-fest that saw both fighters rock one another multiple times throughout the event (Watch...