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

UFC 142: Aldo v Mendes

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 will look to avenge his 2012 loss to Aldo.

In the co-main event, top light heavyweight contenders Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis will square off in a pivotal light heavyweight matchup.

The full fight card is currently as follows:

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

Champ Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes – for featherweight title
Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira
Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer
Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins
Beneil Dariush vs. Diego Ferreira
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET)

William Macario vs. Neil Magny
Yan Cabral vs. Naoyuki Kotani
Scott Jorgensen vs. Wilson Reis
Felipe Arantes vs. Andre Fili
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET)

Gilbert Burns vs. Christos Giagos
Fabricio Camoes vs. Tony Martin

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