Archive: Jose Aldo

Oct 24, 2014 6:25 pm

McGregor: ‘Siver Fight Just To Stay Sharp And Get Rich’

It was announced earlier today that Conor McGregor would be fighting Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59 in January as the main event in Boston. McGregor did a Q&A before the UFC 179 weigh-ins with the hostile Brazilian crowd, who even chanted death threats at McGregor, but the Notorious one was unwavering. His words:...

Oct 24, 2014 5:02 pm

Mendes: ‘I’m going to whoop McGregor’s A** Next’

The feud between Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes has continued to evolve. Earlier this week when face to face on a video chat, Mendes asked McGregor if he knew what wrestling is, to which McGregor replied “I can rest my balls on your forehead” (Watch the exchange HERE). When asked at the UFC 179 media...

Oct 24, 2014 3:37 pm

UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes Open Workout Highlights

UFC 179 takes place tomorrow night, and leading up to the event, the champion Jose Aldo, and challenger Chad Mendes took part in an open workout for media members, and fans. Shoutout to MMAFighting for the video of the workout!


Oct 24, 2014 1:51 pm

PHOTOS | Staredowns From UFC 179 Weigh-Ins

Earlier today the weigh-ins for UFC 179 went down. We have the staredown pictures from the event for the main card! Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis (co-main event) Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins Diego Ferreira vs. Beneil Dariush

Oct 24, 2014 1:32 pm

UFC 179 Weigh-In Results: 3 Fighters Miss Weight

Earlier today the UFC held weigh-ins for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II. While main event fighters Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes made weight, several others came in heavy including Fabricio Camoes and Tony Martin who will now meet in a catchweight bout, and Scott Jorgensen who was fined 20% of his purse. Below are...

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 22, 2014 10:08 am

UFC 179 Embedded Episode 1: ‘Mendes is a piece of Sh**’

On episode 1 of UFC 179 Embedded, as featherweight champion Jose Aldo prepares for his title defense on home soil in Rio, he has harsh words for his opponent Chad Mendes and divisional up-and-comer Conor McGregor. Still stateside in Sacramento, Mendes trains alongside Nate Diaz, then packs for his long trip into enemy territory. UFC...

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...

Oct 21, 2014 4:20 pm

Jose Aldo: ‘Fighters Make Millions For The UFC, Where’s Our Cut?’

“I ask for financial valorization not only for me, some other fighters should have too. We give a lot for the company. I’ve seen this happening in the past, athletes were highly valued, and the company was not that big. Today, the company is very large and athletes devalued.” “If you’re fighting well, you are...

Oct 21, 2014 4:09 pm

Conor McGregor would rather keep busy than wait for a title shot

Conor McGregor (16-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) is coming off a first-round knockout victory over Dustin Poirier at September’s UFC 178 event in Las Vegas. Following his win over “The Diamond”, the brash young Irishman proclaimed himself the divisions number one contender, a notion that UFC president Dana White seems to agree with. McGregor will be...

Oct 21, 2014 11:10 am

Getting To Know The Champ, Jose Aldo

In this episode of Fightland Meets we spoke with UFC Featherweight champion José Aldo about humble upbringings and rising from street soccer matches to becoming one of Brazil’s most beloved mixed martial artists.

Oct 21, 2014 11:06 am

Ultimate 8: Jose Aldo

Joe Rogan ranks the greatest victories of featherweight champion Jose Aldo’s career in Ultimate 8.

Oct 20, 2014 11:20 am

PHOTO | Fan-Made Aldo vs. McGregor Fight Poster

UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II is set to go down this Saturday in Brazil. However, as always, fans can’t get enough of Conor McGregor. After ‘Notorious’ TKO’d Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 last month, many began calling for a matchup between McGregor and the winner of Aldo vs. Mendes, prompting fans to create promo...

Oct 20, 2014 9:54 am

Countdown To UFC 179: Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis

Get ready for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II this Saturday by catching up on ‘Countdown to UFC 179′ from yesterday afternoon on Fox Sports 1. Below is the Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis segment from the episode.

Oct 19, 2014 3:32 pm

Royce Gracie Believes Brazilian Fighters Lack Strategy

With UFC 179 coming up this Saturday, Jose Aldo stands alone as the only Brazilian fighter to currently hold a UFC championship. After Anderson Silva lost the middleweight title in 2013, and Renan Barao lost the bantamweight title earlier this year, it was quickly noted that 8 of 9 UFC champions are Americans. Royce Gracie...

Oct 19, 2014 3:01 pm

PHOTO | Chad Mendes Bloodies Training Partner Ahead Of UFC 179

UFC featherweight #1 contender Chad Mendes is gearing up for his UFC 179 rematch with Jose Aldo this Saturday. The week of the bout, most fighters would take it easy so as not to get injured, and focus solely on cutting weight, however it appears ‘Money’ is not one of those fighters. Team Alpha Male...

Oct 19, 2014 2:54 pm

QUICK TWITT: McGregor Heading To Brazil To “Boost Ticket Sales For UFC 179”

Conor McGregor has been stating for some time that he would be attending UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II in Brazil, and would even place banana peels around the ring, many laughed the statements off. McGregor is going through with his decision however, and will be attending UFC 179 this Saturday, no doubt keeping a...

Oct 19, 2014 9:40 am

Countdown To UFC 179 Aldo vs. Mendes II Debuts Tonight On FS1

To get fight fans ready for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II, the UFC will be running ‘Countdown To UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2’ on Fox Sports 1 tonight at 3 p.m. CT. The card will be headlined by a highly anticipated matchup between longtime UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, and Chad Mendes, who...

Oct 17, 2014 1:30 pm

Aldo Not Impressed: ‘Nothing special stands out about Conor McGregor’

“I make it a point to observe all fighters in the featherweight category. I’m the champion, and I plan to remain the champion. I do pay attention to any featherweight fight where someone is ranked in the UFC, since that could potentially be my next adversary. Conor is no different than any other fighter. I...

Oct 13, 2014 8:28 am

Chad Mendes Talks Rematch With Aldo

Chad Mendes is gearing up for his UFC 179 rematch with Jose Aldo on October 25th. Leading up to the fight, Mendes is doing his media rounds, which included speaking to Jon Anik on UFC Ultimate Insider.

Oct 12, 2014 9:00 am

Jose Aldo vs. Chan Sung Jung Full Fight Video

To get fight fans ready for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II, take a look back at UFC 163 where Jose Aldo defeated Chan Sung Jung. If Jose Aldo defeats Chad Mendes, Conor McGregor will likely get the next title shot according to UFC President Dana White. If you want to see that bout you...