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Mendes was scheduled to compete at UFC 157 on February 23th but his opponent, Manny Gamburyan, was forced to pull out due to a broken thumb. The UFC was not able to find a replacement on such short notice. Mendes is a tough guy to fight with a full training camp let alone with two weeks to prepare. The Fox 7 card is stacked but because of that he will most likely be fighting on the prelims. Let’s hope the exciting Clay Guida, who fought Roger Huerta and Ben Henderson shows up, rather than the one who fought Gray Maynard.
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Chad Mendes has finally gotten a new fight. After a training injury forced Manny Gamburiyan out of his UFC 157 main card bout with Chad Mendes, the ‘Team Alpha-Male’ fighter was left without a replacement fight. With most of the featherweight division already scheduled for upcoming fights, Mendes was moved onto April’s UFC on FOX 7 card, where he will meet former 155 pounder...
Clay Guida goes out of his way for fans pretty much every day. Hopefully he goes back to the old Guida style of fighting against Chad Mendes.
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Just yesterday it was announced that Chad Mendes was dropped from the UFC 157 fight card because his opponent Manny Gamburyan was injured and no opponent was available on short notice. Well, it didn’t take long for UFC matchmaker Joe Silva to find him a new card to fight on and a new opponent. At UFC on FOX 7, Mendes will square off against Clay “The Carpenter” Guida.
Chad Mendes may have lost his spot on the UFC 157 card because of an injury to Manny Gamburyan but UFC officials made sure to find him a new fight quickly. Officials announced today that Mendes will now face Clay Guida at UFC on FOX 7. The newly announced fight will more than likely be a [...]
All dressed up and no nowhere to go. Former featherweight to contender Chad Mendes (Pictured) has been pulled from UFC 157 after opponent Manny Gamburyan was forced to withdraw due to an undisclosed injury.
Because of the last-minute nature of Gamburyan’s exit, the promotion wasn’t able to locate a suitable substitute in time.
“Well guys it looks like I’m off the Anaheim...
Just days ago, Manny Gamburyan announced that he was forced to withdraw from his UFC 157 main card fight with Chad Mendes due to numerous injuries. Unfortunately, it looks like Mendes has also been scratched from the card.
Well guys it looks like I’m off the Anaheim card. Sucks pretty bad. Ill keep everyone updated with what I find out. Sorry.
— chad mendes (@chadmendes) February...
The “Money” train waits for no man. Or in this case, waits for no Manny Gamburyan. After watching an injured Gamburyan withdraw from their UFC 157 bout at the 11th hour, Chad Mendes has been reassigned to fight Clay Guida (Pictured) at “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Melendez.”
UFC President Dana White confirmed the featherweight affair with USAToday.
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UFC officials have announced that due to the loss of the Chad Mendes vs. Manny Gamburyan for UFC 157 they have added a welterweight bout between former Strikeforce fighters Nah-Shon Burrell and Yuri Villefort to the preliminary card. In addition, officials have moved a middleweight preliminary bout between Court McGee and Josh Neer to the main card [...]