Chad Mendes: ‘We Made Duane Ludwig, I’m Tired Of Hearing About Him’

Chad Mendes

“I don’t know what the hell Duane is talking about. I’m tired of hearing about Duane and him ruling our team. Duane came here to Team Alpha Male for a short amount of time, and Duane did what he did, but I’d say 95-percent of our wins when he was here we would’ve won anyway.

“Duane was the type of guy who brought a new style to our team, but we have such a unique team, everybody is such high-level athletes that anybody can come to this team with a new style, and we’re going to pick it up, we’re going to learn it and we’re going to use it in fights. So we made Duane. We put Duane on the map. Before that, Duane was a fighter who fought in the UFC who most people didn’t even know about.”

UFC featherweight and Team Alpha Male fighter Chad Mendes recently talked on The MMA Hour about former coach Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig’s comments about no one on the team, except TJ Dillashaw, wanting to really be a champion.

‘Bang’ has since apologized for the comments, but Mendes was just all around fed up with hearing about it all. Do you agree with him?

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