Archive: ufc 142

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...

Aug 27, 2014 3:56 pm

Jose Aldo Admits To Shoving Mendes To Promote UFC 179

“We were talking to Andre (Pederneiras) in a meeting about how we could improve our fight promotions. It’s part of the show. But I told Andre after (the staredown) that it’s not my style,” Aldo said. “It was not staged, we were talking (trash) to each other and it happened. … We (Aldo and Pederneiras)...

Aug 27, 2014 10:27 am

Aldo Slams Mendes: He Hasn’t Evolved, And I’m Going To Beat Him Again

“He hasn’t fought anyone ranked, and I’ve been fighting all the challengers,” he said. “But I’m going back to the gym, get my strategy ready and defeat him one more time.” Jose Aldo spoke with media members during the UFC 179 media day in Rio in preparation for his rematch against Chad Mendes. Aldo went...

Aug 27, 2014 10:03 am

Did Jose Aldo’s Coach Tell Him To Shove Chad Mendes At The Staredowns?

Jose Aldo’s head coach Dede Penderniras may have warned fans and media that Jose Aldo was going to amp up the trash talk against Chad Mendes prior to the staredowns to promote UFC 179. On Monday, Dede spoke with about the difference between the sport side of MMA, and the business side. Here’s what...

Jul 2, 2014 5:28 pm

BREAKING | Jose Aldo Injured, Out Of Mendes Bout

UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo has apparently sustained an injury leading up to his August fight with Chad Mendes, and as a result has withdrawn from the bout. UFC President Dana White has confirmed the news, but there is no word yet as to who will replace Aldo against Mendes. Stay tuned for updates.

Jun 16, 2014 12:15 pm

Mendes Fires Back, Calls Aldo Disrespectful

Chad Mendes has responded to recent criticism made by featherweight champion Jose Aldo last week about Team Alpha Male and Chad Mendes, who the champ called disrespectful after someone from Urijah Faber’s Ultimate Fitness wrote Renan Barao’s name down on a list of people who had signed up for a Duane Bang Ludwig Muay Thai...

Jun 9, 2014 12:28 pm

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

UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke to 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.

May 5, 2014 6:54 am

Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2 headlines UFC 176 in L.A.

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (24-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) will once again defend his title against #1 contender Chad “Money” Mendes (16-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC), as UFC officials announced yesterday that the 145-pound rematch will serve as the headlining bout of this summer’s UFC 176 event in Los Angeles. Chad Mendes first challenged Jose Aldo...

Apr 26, 2014 10:35 am

TRT Free Belfort Wants To Replace Machida In Weidman Title Fight

Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort was originally scheduled to face off with Chris Weidman in May. That was before the TRT ban happened. He was later forced to give up his slot, to Lyoto Machida, because the timing wasn’t right for him to cycle off his testosterone treatment. However, now he’s clean. And he wants he...

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...

Jul 18, 2013 9:48 am

With Robert Drysdale Out, UFC Newcomer Francimar Barroso Faces Ednaldo Oliveira

Jiu-jitsu ace and UFC newcomer Robert Drysdale was recently forced out of his UFC 163 bout with Ednaldo Oliveira (13-1-1, 1 NC) with a staph infection. Now, his former opponent, Ednaldo Oliveira, has been given a new challenger to face on August 3rd. That new challenger, like Drysdale, is also promotional newcomer as Francimar Barroso (15-3)...

Jan 19, 2013 2:19 pm

UFC on FX 7: Michael Bisping vs. Vitor Belfort Main Card Predictions

  The UFC is back in Brazil tonight with an 11 card event featuring a middleweight match-up of Michael Bisping vs. Vitor Belfort as the main event. One fight will stream live on Facebook, Fuel TV will broadcast six preliminary bouts and FX will host the main portion of the card. To be honest while...

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...

Sep 8, 2012 9:58 am

Sam Stout vs. John Makdessi set for UFC 154 in Montreal | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It was announced by the Canadian Press yesterday that Canadian lightweights Sam Stout (19-7-1 MMA, 7-6 UFC) and John Makdessi (9-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will be facing off at UFC 154 in Montreal. Stout returns to the octagon after winning his trilogy bout with Spencer Fisher at UFC on FX 4. Sam...

Aug 31, 2012 6:22 am

Frankie Edgar "Answers" The Call– Steps Up To Fight Jose Aldo at UFC 153

  Frankie Edgar certainly lived up to his nickname, “The Answer” late last night when he stepped up and agreed to face UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo on just seven weeks notice after Aldo’s original opponent, Erik Koch was forced to withdraw due to an undisclosed injury. Edgar is coming off his second consecutive, razor-thin...

Jan 15, 2012 12:04 am

UFC NEWS – Yamasaki vs. Silva vs. Prater: UFC 142 Tainted With Refs Bad Call

Tonight’s UFC 142 event was one of the most brutally entertaining events in recent memory. From top to bottom the main card fighter’s delivered in a big way with finish after finish after finish. However, the official standings on the main card has one glaring gap in decisive wins when it shouldn’t. Carlo Prater notched...

Jan 14, 2012 10:17 pm

UFC NEWS – Anthony Johnson Is Getting Cut Says UFC President

[box_light] “Rumble Johnson did the damage to himself. To be that unprofessional to not come in on weight and that far off when you used to fight at 170, now you went to 185 pounds so you wouldn’t have trouble making weight and this is your worst weight cut ever? It’s a detriment to himself....

Jan 14, 2012 10:15 pm

UFC NEWS – All 20 UFC 142 Fighter’s Give Their Take On Their Performances

UFC 142 went down tonight from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. In the main event featherweight weight champion Jose Aldo put his belt on the line against the undefeated Team Alpha Male product, Chad Mendes and with one second left in the first round knocked out the Sacramento resident to retain his title. In the...

Jan 14, 2012 9:00 am

UFC NEWS – The “Rumble” Saga: Johnson Makes Fight Day Weight Of 204.2 Lbs. – Job On The Line Even With Victory For Unapologetic “Rumble”

The biggest news coming out of the “UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes” lead up came to us yesterday when it was announced Anthony “Rumble” Johnson had put tonight’s co-main event in jeopardy with missing weight. He came in at 197 pounds for his middleweight (185lb) contest with Vitor Belfort. To that his manager Glen Robinson...