Archive: Chad Mendes

Dec 12, 2013 9:39 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 9: Michael McDonald Surprised Over Reaction to Abstinent News

Michael McDonald explains whether he ever thought he’d be facing his UFC on Fox 9 opponent Urijah Faber in his opponent’s hometown, how he anticipated fighting Faber and other WEC greats, why Faber is a continuously improving fighter, the surprise he feels at the revelation he’s sexually abstinent and much more.

Dec 12, 2013 9:15 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 9 Pre-Fight Interviews: Jorgensen, Castillo, Lentz & Danzig

UFC on FOX 9 is set to go down from Sacramento, California this Saturday on FOX TV. In the main event of the evening Demetrious Johnson will look to defend his title in a rematch against Joseph Benavidez. Get caught up on the pre-fight hype right here and check out interviews from some of the...

Dec 12, 2013 8:43 am

VIDEO | Joe Lauzon’s UFC on FOX 9 Blog (Part 1)

UFC lightweight, Joe Lauzon has once again documented his fight lead up through video blogs. The fan favorite multiple FON bonus winner is set to face Mac Danzig on this weekend’s UFC on FOX 9 main card.

Dec 11, 2013 11:57 am

Coach Ludwig Predicting A Team Alpha Male Sweep At UFC on FOX 9 This Weekend

Team Alpha Male is showing out this weekend in Sacramento, California. In their hometown, four of the world-renowned team’s fighters will be competing on UFC on FOX 9. Joseph Benavidez is competing in the main event for the UFC flyweight title, Urijah Faber fights for a contender slot against Michael McDonald in the co-main event,...

Dec 11, 2013 10:30 am

‘Mighty Mouse’ Fighting For Security: ‘I Never Want To Work Again’

“I want my son and my wife to have a good life and never have to worry about anything. I wasn’t handed anything in this sport, I’ve never had any easy fights and I’ve just been working hard to get where I am. I’m not going to set my goal to beat Anderson Silva’s title...

Oct 29, 2013 10:34 am

Diego Sanchez wants to humble ‘pipsqueak’ McGregor | UFC NEWS

UFC veteran Diego Sanchez just fought in arguably one of the best fights, in the very least, of the year, in his unanimous decision loss to Gilbert Melendez. Sanchez is known for his relentless fighting style and when speaking with MMA Hour, he used the same approach when commenting on Irish featherweight Conor McGregor. McGregor,...

Oct 4, 2013 8:03 am

Cody McKenzie returns to lightweight, faces Sam Stout at UFC on FOX 9

UFC officials announced that a lightweight bout featuring Sam “Hands of Stone” Stout (19-9-1 MA, 8-8 UFC) and Cody McKenzie (14-3 MMA, 3-3 UFC) is the latest addition to the “UFC on FOX 9” card, set for December 14 in Sacramento. The “TUF 12” veteran, Cody McKenzie, got back in the win column in April...

Sep 18, 2013 6:54 am

Chad Mendes vs. Nik Lentz set for UFC on FOX 9

Yesterday, UFC officials announced that a key featherweight bout between Chad “Money” Mendes (15-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) and Nik Lentz (24-5-2 MMA, 8-2-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FOX 9 card set for December 14 in Sacramento, California. Chad “Money” Mendes is coming off a third-round TKO victory over Clay Guida, which occured at August’s UFC 164 event in...

Sep 16, 2013 11:46 am

Aldo Favors Swanson/Lamas Over Rematch Against Mendes

Sorry Chad Mendes, Jose Aldo is not interested in a rematch! Former title challenger, Chad Mendes has made a strong case for a rematch against Jose Aldo. The champ however, has different plans. Here’s what Aldo told MMAFighting.com about the pecking order in his division: “Chad Mendes is still starting, haven’t fought anyone ranked yet,...

Jun 10, 2013 8:54 am

Aldo: Pettis cut in line for title shot; I might as well do the same thing

Former lightweight contender Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (16-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) is set to face off with UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo (22-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) at UFC 163 this August in Brazil. This weekend Aldo was asked for his thoughts regarding Pettis dropping down to 145lbs and receiving an immediate title shot, thus pushing aside...

Apr 23, 2013 8:47 am

Duane Ludwig Happier to Coach Team Alpha Male than Fight Himself

UFC Veteran Duane Bang Ludwig went on Ariel Helwani’s ‘The MMA Hour’ earlier today to talk about Team Alpha Male’s success this last Saturday, and how his participation could lead them to UFC Gold. Ludwig wasn’t without compliments for the already established team of lighter weight fighters as he explained how well they had been...

Apr 22, 2013 9:28 am

Chad Mendes Hoping For Title Shot By Years End

“I would really like to fight for the title this year. But ultimately it’s up to the UFC and these guys… Right now I’m going to take a little bit of time off. I mean, that was three camps back-to-back-to-back for me, so I just want to rest for a couple weeks.” Chad “Money” Mendes...

Mar 19, 2013 9:50 am

Darren Elkins replaces Clay Guida, meets Chad Mendes at UFC on FOX 7 | UFC News

Darren Elkins (16-2 MMA, 6-1 UFC) improved to 5-0 as a UFC featherweight this past weekend at UFC 158, as he defeated Antonio Carvalho via first round TKO. Coming away victorious and unscathed in Montreal allowed Elkins to step in for the injured Clay Guida to now meet Chad Mendes (13-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) at...

Dec 20, 2012 11:58 am

Chad Mendes Meets Manny Gamburyan At UFC 157 | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s return trip to The Honda Center in Anaheim, California is already set to deliver fireworks and it just keeps getting better. In featherweight action, two former title challengers will square off when Chad Mendes meets Manny Gamburyan. UFC officials announced the bout recently. UFC 157 is set to take place on February 23...

Dec 10, 2012 10:48 am

Yaotzin Meza Steps In To Fight Chad Mendes At UFC on FX 6 | UFC News

  Chad Mendes’ (12-1) original opponent, Hacran Dias has been replaced with UFC newcomer, Yaotzin Meza ( 18-7). The fight is scheduled to take place this Friday at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Australia. This card is headlined by The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes team coaches, George Sotiropoulos and...

Oct 20, 2012 4:13 pm

Hacran Dias vs. Chad Mendes set for UFC on FX 6 | UFC News

A featherweight match-up between Hacran Dias (21-1-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Chad Mendes (12-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FX 6 card set for this December. Chad “Money” Mendes most recently saw action at UFC 148, where he delivered a vicious body shot to Cody McKenzie that resulted in a...