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Darren Elkins is coming off a first round TKO victory at UFC 158 and is getting right back into action, taking a short notice fight opposite number one ranked contender Chad Mendes. Mendes was scheduled to face Clay Guida at the event but “The Carpenter” was forced to pull out of the bout with an injury. Elkins is 5-0 in the UFC since dropping to featherweight but this is his first top ten opponent. This is the fight he has been looking for and one to get him some serious recognition as a contender in the division. Elkins is know for his grinding style and excellent wrestling. However, Mendes is a former two time NCAA division one All American and possess some of the best wrestling in the division. Should be a great test for Elkins to see just where his skills really are. Thanks to MMA Fighting for the scope.
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After a spectacular win on Saturday night, Darren Elkins has agreed to step in for the injured Clay Guida against top ranked featherweight Chad Mendes. The news was first announced by mmajunkie.com.
Darren Elkins is riding an impressive 5-fight winning streak, a feat yet to be matched in the featherweight division. Wins over Antonio Carvalho, Steven Sile, Diego Brandao amongst...
UFC officials have found a replacement for the injured Clay Guida. UFC officials announced that Darren Elkins will now face Chad Mendes at UFC on FOX 7. Mendes was originally scheduled to face Guida until Guida suffered an injury and was forced to withdraw from the bout. UFC on FOX 7 takes place April [...]
After posting a first round TKO victory on Saturday at UFC 158, Darren Elkins requested a tango with a top 10 opponent. The UFC wasted no time in granting the featherweight his wish, as MMAJunkie is reporting he’ll replace injured Clay Guida to face Chad Mendes (pictured) at UFC on FOX 7.
Elkins owns an underrated 16-2 professional record, but is perfect since dropping to featherweight...
I say we let her fill in at UFC on Fox 7 and fight Chad Mendes. No shot this former man should be allowed to fight women. Next thing you know Chael Sonnen will be chopping off his manhood for a belt.
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