Found January 13, 2012 on Fox Sports:
The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Brazil on Saturday night at UFC 142, where Aldo vs. Mendes emanates from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. In the featured attraction, explosive Brazilian destroyer Jose Aldo defends his featherweight strap in a potential stylistic nightmare against the undefeated American Chad Mendes. Meanwhile, Brazilian superstar Vitor Belfort will try to make Anthony Johnson doubt his future at middleweight as they face off in a volatile 185-pound showdown. Here's a breakdown of all the action on tap for the pay-per-view and the UFC's first preliminary card on the FX network: Main Card (PPV): Jose Aldo (21-1) vs. Chad Mendes (11-0) The UFC featherweight champion carries a 13-fight winning streak into his Brazilian homecoming against the unbeaten American wrestler Mendes. Aldo, 25, a product of Nova Uniao, has dominated the featherweight ranks since his North American debut at WEC 34, stopping the likes of Cub Swanson, Mike Brown and Ma...

“UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes” Complete Betting Odds

Believe it or not, there is a major Octagon event taking place this Saturday in Brazil. Although UFC 142 isn’t garnering much hoopla, it hasn’t stopped the Gambling Gods from releasing the complete list of investment options for the show. Jose Aldo (Pictured) is a -240 odds-on favorite to retain his featherweight crown against Chad Mendes in the night’s featured attraction...

Chad Mendes Feeling No Extra Pressure Fighting In Brazil Tonight

Chad Mendes Feeling No Extra Pressure Fighting In Brazil Tonight

UFC RIO: Jose Aldo Post-Fight Interview

UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo talks about his title defense at UFC 142 in Rio. The Champion also tlaks about how thankful he is for all of the fan support and what it was like to fight in front of his home country of Brazil.

Chad Mendes is No Urijah Faber

Many people think Chad Mendes (Pictured) looks a lot like Urijah Faber. Shoot, featherweight champion Jose Aldo believes they’re practically the same fighter. However, when the lights come on this Saturday at UFC 142, “Money” promises to step into the spotlight and prove to the world that he’s nothing like his longtime friend and tutor. “Urijah is my mentor and he’s...

UFC 142: Featherweight champion Jose Aldo was awesome

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (21-1, 3-0 UFC) has solidified himself as one of the top three, pound-for-pound fighters in the world, with Felipe Arantes won by unanimous decision over Antonio Carvalho.Mike Pyle won by TKO (Knee and Punches) over Ricardo Funch at 1:22 of the first round.& ...
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